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Aug 11 2017

What To Do if Your Social Security Card is Lost or Stolen #stolen #social #security

# Lost or Stolen Social Security Cards How to Report and Replace a Lost or Stolen Social Security Card While the Social Security Administration does not handle lost or stolen Social Security cards directly, they do offer advice on how to protect oneself against identity theft along with how to obtain a new Social Security card manually. Below is a list of steps to take in order to report and replace a lost or stolen SSN card: 1) If Social Security fraud is suspected, Social Security statements should be analyzed for any suspicious employment, earnings or benefits received. Individuals should …

Jul 15 2017

Expanding Services To Reach Victims of Identity Theft and Financial Fraud – Federal Identity Theft

# Identity Theft and Financial Fraud Federal Identity Theft Laws Legislative efforts to create federal identity theft laws must balance the competing needs of victims, government agencies, and businesses, yet stay flexible enough to anticipate future identity crime issues. Prior to 1998, crimes that would now be considered identity theft were charged under false personation statutes, which go back to the late 19th century. False personation can be defined as the crime of falsely assuming the identity of another to gain a benefit or avoid an expense. It wasn t until Congress passed the Identity Theft and Assumption Deterrence Act …

Jul 12 2017

Consider freezing your credit reports – even before your information is stolen #bad #credit #personal

#loans with no credit check # Consider freezing your credit reports even before your information is stolen So far this year, more than 100 data breaches have resulted in an estimated 153 million financial records being stolen – hitting big names such as Experian, T-Mobile, Anthem and U.S. government personnel records – with most of the victims being offered free credit monitoring services as a check against ID theft. But a new report by the Washington-based consumer group U.S. PIRG says credit monitoring isn’t nearly enough. The group is urging all consumers to consider freezing their credit reports as the …