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Identity Theft in Idaho

Idaho MapIf you live in Idaho, you are fortunately at a relatively low risk for identity theft, as your state ranks 12th lowest in the nation for that type of crime. However, if you are one of the more than 750 people in a typical year who experience that violation of your privacy, you know that the effects can be devastating. Identity theft can result in low credit scores, the inability to secure loans for home and automobile purchases, or even more serious consequences such as false imprisonment.

To better protect yourself against identity theft, you may want to consider the services of an Identity Protection company. They offer Idaho customers 24-hour monitoring of all provided personal information, acting immediately when any suspicious activity is detected with respect to social security numbers, driver's license numbers, bank accounts, or other identifying information. They offer their clients greater peace of mind, knowing that any fraudulent activity is likely to be noticed and stopped quickly, rather than being discovered days, weeks, or even months after the fact, and after already having wreaked havoc on their credit score.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) also recommends that Idahoans take several simple steps to protect against identity theft. First, keep your personal information safe offline: lock financial records and documents in a safe place (e.g. a safe or a safe deposit box at your bank), keep your purse or wallet in a safe place at work, and even destroy the labels on your prescription bottles before you discard them. Also be sure to protect your information online: encrypt your data (look for a lock symbol on the status bar of your browser), keep your passwords private and make sure they are not easy to guess (i.e. your children's names are not a good idea), and don't overshare on social media.

Identity Theft Protection services and being wise with your personal information can help decrease the likelihood that you will become a victim of identity theft crime in Idaho.

 

IRS Identity Theft Criminal ProsecutionsPlummet By More Than Half In A Year

... a conscious effort to reduce our investigative time on identity theft," IRS Criminal Investigations Deputy Chief Eric Hylton said in the study. Hylton said his unit has reduced ID theft to 10 perc...

Published:  Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:27:00 GMT



Lampasas police charged two men with multiple felonies involving ID and credit card theft

LAMPASAS, Texas - The Lampasas Police department said it arrested two men for multiple felony charges involving identity theft and possessing a credit card skimmer. The men had warrants for arrests on ...

Published:  Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:30:00 GMT



ID Experts® Releases New Features to Better Protect its Members from Financial Identity Theft and Fraud

Features include on the go credit file lock and unlock with the click of a button and real time alerts for credit inquiries PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ID Experts, the leading ...

Published:  Tue, 13 Nov 2018 07:08:00 GMT



Identity Theft Is Growing Among Young Children

Identity theft among children under 17 is growing ... According to chief compliance officer Ken Meiser at credit and risk management company ID Analytics, "It is now extremely difficult for risk manag...

Published:  Tue, 13 Nov 2018 07:24:00 GMT



Police seek to ID suspect in theft, bank card fraud

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - Harrisburg police are asking for help to identify a man suspected of using stolen bank and credit cards. Detectives on Wednesday released photos of the suspect and the pickup ...

Published:  Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:51:00 GMT



Wanted Wednesday: Bench warrant issued for woman accused of identity theft, forgery

The employee noticed that the male depicted in the ID card did not match the male ... The woman, later identified as Shimizu, was subsequently placed under arrest for attempted theft in the second deg...

Published:  Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:42:00 GMT



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