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2014-03-11 23:24:55

Industries’ First One-Stop-Shop for Consumers to Access, Monitor, and Analyze Their Credit, Improve Finances, and Safeguard Identity Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Today, Credit Sesame, the leading consumer credit and personal finance company, that provides millions of consumers access to free credit scores, free credit monitoring, and better ways to save money and manage their finances, today announces the addition of its advanced credit and identity theft protection...

2014-03-11 08:36:28

Experian's ProtectMyID® reveals the mistakes that are putting Florida consumers at risk COSTA MESA, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new online survey conducted for Experian's ProtectMyID(®) reveals Floridians are still at risk against the continuing threat of identity theft. The survey shows that 50 percent of Florida residents either have been a victim of identity theft or know someone who has been affected by the crime. In addition, people fail to take even simple steps to...

2014-03-10 16:28:19

Popular Teen and Pre-Teen Site YouTube Still Infested With Videos for Illegal Prescription Drugs and Steroids, Stolen Credit Card Numbers, Fake Passports and Content Theft WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Digital Citizens Alliance today called on Google to stop profiting from a myriad of illegal and dangerous activities that take place on YouTube. Those activities include the marketing of illegal prescription drugs and steroids, fake passports, stolen credit cards,...

2014-03-10 08:36:12

ID360 offers a team of highly trained recovery specialists and a national network of former law enforcement and prosecution professionals MAHWAH, N.J., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As identity theft continues to rise, reliable solutions are needed to mitigate the often far-reaching impact on victims. ID360 is a newly launched company that goes beyond identifying potential identity fraud--it offers comprehensive investigative and recovery services to resolve these matters. (Logo:...

2014-03-05 23:25:52

New Documentary Series Features Candid Conversations With The Nation’s Most Dangerous Fraudsters Walnut Creel California (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 In a first-of-a-kind documentary, the Identity Theft Council today released an excerpt from a series of in-depth video interviews with the nation’s most dangerous identity thief, in an effort to remind consumers about the heightened risk of identity theft during tax season and beyond. In the Company of Thieves is an upcoming documentary series...

2014-03-05 12:21:19

OTTAWA, March 5, 2014 /CNW/ - March is Fraud Prevention Month and Canada Post wants to take the opportunity to offer Canadians a few tips to protect themselves against fraudulent activity. Fraud, identity theft and other types of scams can happen anywhere - in your mailbox or recycle bin, via email, on the telephone and more. Protect personal information on physical mail: Many items delivered through the mail contain personal information and information that may be targeted by...

2014-03-04 16:28:57

PLEASANTVILLE, N.J., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 8, 2013 the City of Pleasantville ("Pleasantville") discovered that a computer used by a Pleasantville employee was infected with malware. Pleasantville commenced an internal investigation into this incident. Pleasantville retained independent, third-party forensics experts to confirm the extent of this malware intrusion and to assist in remediating the issue. Pleasantville retained privacy and data security legal counsel...

2014-03-03 23:22:05

In recognition of National Consumer Protection Week March 2-8, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) offers consumers five tips to improve their level of financial protection. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 In recognition of National Consumer Protection Week March 2-8, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) offers consumers five tips to improve their level of financial protection. “By executing one of the following steps each day, consumers will put...

2014-02-28 23:03:52

This week Attorney General Eric Holder proposed national standards for consumer notification following identity breaches, which Lexington Law has affirmed. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Lexington Law, the nation's leading credit repair provider, affirmed Attorney General Eric Holder's comments this week in the Feb. 24 Reuters article titled "Attorney General seeks national standard to protect against identity theft," where he proposes national standards for consumer...

2014-02-28 16:21:21

Broadway Auto Credit strives to help drivers correct erroneous credit information GREEN BAY, Wis., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Credit heavily impacts a person's ability to obtain items such as loans, leases and, in some instances, jobs. This is why it has become increasingly more important for a person's credit report to be accurate and up to date. Because credit reports are often updated by humans, it is common for mistakes to be present. While these mistakes may be minor,...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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