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A $50 Billion industry is big business. Unfortunately, that's how much fraudulent activity is charged each year stemming from identity theft. It's a big business alright; and one in which you are a potential victim.

Protect Your Identity with LifeLock! There are a variety of ways in which data thieves can steal your personal information. They can sift through trash to find bills and credit statements; they can steal credit and debit card numbers when your card is used; they can "phish" your email and retrieve your data while posing as legitimate businesses. The list goes on and on.

Once they have your data, it doesn't take long for them to wreak havoc. For example, they can drain your bank and checking accounts. Or, they can open new loans for cars and other big ticket items. They can even charge your accounts for vacations, home furnishings, and surgical procedures such as Liposuction and plastic surgery.

And after you realize you're a victim, it can take months or even years to straighten out the mess.

While no one can guarantee that your personal information will never be stolen, Identity Theft Protection services work to make sure that this information can not be used to bring you harm.

There are a number of features you'll want to consider when looking for an Identity Theft Protection service. Some of these include:

  • Services offered.  Some companies provide extensive protection and monitoring services; others provide just basic reporting.
  • Cost.  The cost for these services can vary widely. You want to be sure you're getting good value for your dollar.
  • Guarantee.  Some services provide no guarantee of protection; others provide up to $1 million worth of coverage.

TopConsumerReviews.com has reviewed and ranked the best Identity Theft programs available today. We hope this information helps you protect your identity and credit files right away!

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2016

Identity Theft Reviews

5 stars
LifeLock

LIFELOCKTopConsumerReviews.com Best-In-Class Blue Ribbon Award

LifeLock is the best identity theft protection program we've found. Available for both individuals and businesses, LifeLock has a very low cost and is backed with a $1,000,000 guarantee. Read More... Visit
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4.5 stars
Identity Force

IDENTITY FORCE

IdentityForce has been in business for over 35 years and is an A+ Better Business Bureau rated company. Their identity theft prevention service is both comprehensive and impressive. We also appreciated the insurance that backs this company's promise to its customers. Read More... Visit
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4 stars
Metlife Defender

METLIFE DEFENDER

Met Life Defender brings to the market the most comprehensive list of identity theft services available today. They especially stand out in the area of child protection services, including both identity theft and cyber bullying. Met Life Defenders high tech identity theft monitoring service is state of the art. Read More... Visit
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3.5 stars
Trusted ID

TRUSTED ID

Trusted ID offers a variety of products to protect your identity. With a $1 million guarantee, Trusted ID is confident in their services to prevent identity theft.
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2.5 stars
Identity Guard

IDENTITY GUARD

Identity Guard has four different levels of protection depending on your needs. The website also gives advice on steps you can take to protect your identity on your own.
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1 star
Privacy Matters 123

PRIVACY MATTERS 123

Privacy Matters offers a free 7-day trial period with a free credit report and score. But as far as protection from identity thieves, Privacy Matters 123 only offers the bare minimum, and does so at the highest cost. Read More... Visit
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Spousal identity theft is fraud, so fight it

Sally Herigstad is a certified public accountant and the author of "Help! I Can't Pay My Bills: Surviving a Financial Crisis" (St. Martin's Press, 2006). She writes "To Her Credit," a weekly reader Q&A column about issues involving women, credit and debt ...

Published:  Fri, 12 Feb 2016 05:55:00 GMT



Identity Theft Is Dead! Long Live Identity Theft!

Incidents of identity theft held fairly steady last year, according to a new report by Javelin Strategy and Research. It would seem that fraudsters - ever sophisticated, creative and persistent - scrambled to find new ways to increase revenues in 2015.

Published:  Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:45:00 GMT



Learn about identity theft and what to do to help restore yours

Community members are invited to attend a seminar on identity theft Saturday, Feb. 13 in Riverside. The presentation, which features Det. Const Kristin Thomas of 55 Division, Beaches-East York MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith and the director of LegalShield/ID ...

Published:  Fri, 12 Feb 2016 06:25:00 GMT



Allison Burchett's identity theft case delayed for third time

Five months after a Knoxville businessman's lover was indicted in an alleged cyberattack on his estranged wife, no trial date has been set. Allison Burchett had been scheduled to appear Thursday in Knox County Criminal Court for the setting of a trial date ...

Published:  Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:28:00 GMT



State Department of Revenue stepping up their efforts to fight identity theft

MADISON, Wis. (WSAU) -- As tax season gets fully underway, officials at the Wisconsin Department of Revenue are stepping up their efforts to fight identity theft and keep your tax refunds out of the hands of crooks. Spokesperson Stephanie Marquis says the ...

Published:  Fri, 12 Feb 2016 05:43:00 GMT



Identity theft tops 2015 consumer complaint list

Telemarketers are annoying, but they're nothing new. Unfortunately, neither are identity thieves. But, what has changed is the frequency with which Wisconsin consumers are exposed to identity theft. Last year, Wisconsin saw more than 800 consumer ...

Published:  Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:08:00 GMT



 

 

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