Tag Archives: IDENTITY THEFT

FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION CONSUMER INFORMATION

As we know identity theft happens when someone steals your personal information and uses it without your permission. It’s a serious crime that can damage your finances, credit history, and reputation — and can take time, money, and patience to … Continue reading

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TARGET HELP

Target offers free credit monitoring and identity theft protection with Experian’s ProtectMyID. Resources related to Target’s data breach

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UK GOVERNMENT HELP AND ADVICE

UK Government help If you think you are a victim identity theft or fraud, act quickly to ensure you are not liable for any financial losses.

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AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT HELP AND ADVICE

AUSTRALIAN Government help Protecting your identity. Get your free information ebook. The booklet ‘Protecting Your Identity’ contains information on how to prevent becoming a victim of identity theft and what to do if your identity has been stolen.

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CONSUMERS WARNED AS ONLINE FRAUD SOARS

  Date August 8, 2013 – 12:42PM Iain Gillespie Origional article Sydney Moring Herald IT PRo Watch out: The ACCC recently reported a 65 per cent jump in online shopping scams. Photo: iStock Imagine a huge crime wave is sweeping … Continue reading

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CYBER GANG BUSTED FOR INFECTING 11M PCS AND STEALING $US850M

Edwin Chan Published: December 12, 2012 – 1:26PM Investigators led by the FBI and aided by Facebook, have busted an international criminal ring that infected 11 million computers around the world and caused more than $US850 million ($A806m) in total … Continue reading

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CREDIT-CARD FACTORY UNCOVERED

Credit-card factory uncovered: police July 26, 2012 – 3:57PM Ilya Gridneff The Sydney Morning Herald Police have arrested and charged a Sydney man, alleging he operated a sophisticated credit-card and fake-identity factory worth an estimated $5 million in fraudulent transactions.  The … Continue reading

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IDENTITY THEFT

June 27, 2012 – 8:25AM from smh.com.au Two-Year FBI Undercover “Carding” Operation Protected Over 400,000 Potential Cyber Crime Victims and Prevented Over $205 Million in Losses. U.S. law enforcement officials said 24 suspected hackers had been arrested in a sting … Continue reading

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