Here's how to avoid online scams on Cyber Monday

Here's how to avoid online scams on Cyber Monday

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Here's how to avoid online scams on Cyber Monday
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Consumers who plan to shop online this holiday season must take steps to protect their money and personal information, Attorney General Roy Cooper said on Cyber Monday. “Online shoppers may save time and avoid crowds, but …
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The Real Tax Nightmare May Be on the Way

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The Real Tax Nightmare May Be on the Way
There are other things you should do continually to protect yourself from identity theft. I call them the three Ms. Minimize Your Exposure. Be covetous of your personally identifiable information online, in person and on the phone. Be circumspect about …
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Election Roundtable: How to protect yourself from identity theft

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Election Roundtable: How to protect yourself from identity theft
A play on the name of the agency — the Commision on Elections (Comelec) — that is at the center of a controversy created by the leak of data it gathered from registered voters, personal data that has since been downloaded first by Lulzsec.ph and then …
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East Greenwich to hold an open shred event April 30

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East Greenwich to hold an open shred event April 30
Protect yourself from identity theft while being green. The East Greenwich Township Environmental Commission and Green Team are sponsoring an open shredding event on Saturday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to noon at the East Greenwich Municipal Building, …
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Second seminar to focus on identify theft

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Second seminar to focus on identify theft
UBT and the Wahoo Chamber of Commerce are hosting “Protect Yourself From Identity Theft” on Friday, April 22. It starts at 9:30 a.m. in the UBT community room. The program is open to the public, however, seating is limited. Reserve a place in the …
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Shred the word at credit union

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Shred the word at credit union
UKIAH >> Mendo Lake Credit Union (MLCU) invites the public to “Shred the Word — Protect Yourself from Identity Theft” with free shredding opportunities in both Lake and Mendocino counties. Anyone may bring up to five boxes or bags of old documents for …
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IRS Issues 'Dirty Dozen' List Of Tax Schemes & Scams For 2016

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IRS Issues 'Dirty Dozen' List Of Tax Schemes & Scams For 2016
… the IRS Identity Protection Specialized Unit at 1.800.908.4490 or visit the IRS' special identity protection page. (For more tips on how to protect yourself from identity theft, click here.) Phone Scams. It's no surprise to see phone scams near the …
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7 Easy Ways to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

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7 Easy Ways to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft
You've heard the horror stories from friends and neighbors, or maybe you've lived through some yourself: In 2015, 13.1 million Americans had their identity stolen, the highest number in six years. Victims, including consumers, banks and others, lost …
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Shred & Protect in Trinity open to surrounding areas

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Shred & Protect in Trinity open to surrounding areas
TRINITY — Local Government Federal Credit Union sponsors Shred & Protect Friday, April 29, from 1-4 p.m. at the Trinity City Hall Parking Lot, 6701 N.C. 62, Trinity. Protect yourself from identity theft by bringing your personal documents and records …
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The Importance of an OPEN HOUSE in today's market

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The Importance of an OPEN HOUSE in today's market
Secure all of your personal paperwork and protect yourself from identity theft and of course all of your valuable should be secured or taken with you. Even if you don't buy a CCTV system, as a pre-emptive precaution get some signs and place them around …
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Fighting Fraud

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Fighting Fraud
One way to protect yourself from identity theft is to make sure you safely dispose of all sensitive and personal documents. Particularly with tax season winding down, many of us have paperwork on hand which clearly exhibits our birth date, Social …
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Identity theft protection: Your questions answered

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Identity theft protection: Your questions answered
Today, we will have officials from the Ohio Attorney General's Office, the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission here at FOX 8 to answer your questions about identity theft — how you can protect yourself, ways to avoid becoming a victim, and what to do …
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How to Protect Yourself From Tax-Identity Theft

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How to Protect Yourself From Tax-Identity Theft
GEORGE PAPADOPOULOS: A new form of theft has become a cause for alarm among e-filers, after certain e-filers began receiving “return not accepted” messages from the Internal Revenue Service. Others have realized they had been scammed when they …
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Understanding Conflict Abroad, Preventing Crisis at Home

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Understanding Conflict Abroad, Preventing Crisis at Home
… school officials. Paul Burch's latest album is a tribute to Jimmie Rodgers, an American country/folk and bluegrass musician. On this week's Please Explain, learn how to avoid the most common financial scams and how to protect yourself from identity …
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How to Avoid Being a Victim of Tax-Time Identity Theft

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How to Avoid Being a Victim of Tax-Time Identity Theft
Consider signing up for a credit monitoring program. If you've been a victim of tax-time identity theft, there's a good chance your information may be used for other forms of fraud as well. Credit monitoring programs can alert you to potential problems.
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Something to do around here

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Something to do around here
Why go: Protect yourself from identity theft by bringing your personal, financial and confidential documents to be shredded on-site by Pro-Shred. Due to the event's popularity, there will be a shredding limit of three banker boxes per vehicle. Material …
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Protect Yourself from Tax-Related Identity Theft This Tax Season

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Protect Yourself from Tax-Related Identity Theft This Tax Season
Fortunately, there are some common-sense steps you can take to protect yourself from identity theft. How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft. Remember that scams involving people impersonating the IRS are on the rise, especially this time of year …
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Protect Yourself From Identity Theft, Tax Fraud

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Protect Yourself From Identity Theft, Tax Fraud
Millions of people are at risk of someone else filing their taxes and stealing their returns. One local man tells what happened to him. "It's been quite a headache," he said. (Published Monday, Feb. 22, 2016). About 17.5 million people are victims of …
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Police warn to protect yourself from identity theft

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Police warn to protect yourself from identity theft
Green Bay, Wis — – Green Bay Police are reminding everyone to protect themselves from identity theft. Tax time is when many people find out that they are victims of identity theft, when they try to file their taxes and discover that someone has …
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Identity theft lands woman in Guinness World Records

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Identity theft lands woman in Guinness World Records
Because we know how much it sucks to fall prey to identity thieves, we bring you five ways in which you can protect yourself from identity theft. However, we do not guarantee that your identity will never be stolen. – Have a strong password on all your …
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Identity theft suspect arrested; more arrests expected

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Identity theft suspect arrested; more arrests expected
POULSBO — The Poulsbo Police Department is investigating an identity theft case involving at least 41 victims, Deputy Chief John Halsted reported Jan. 21. The case began on Dec. 21 when patrol officers were called to a local grocery store after a …
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Tax Tip: Scam calls and emails using IRS as bait persist

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Tax Tip: Scam calls and emails using IRS as bait persist
A tax tip from IRS.gov. Scams using the IRS as a lure continue. They take many different forms. The most common scams are phone calls and emails from thieves who pretend to be from the IRS. They use the IRS name, logo or a fake website to try to steal …
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Learn how to protect yourself from identity theft

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Learn how to protect yourself from identity theft
A workshop on identity theft protection will be held Thursday, Feb. 18 from 7 to 8 p.m. at Beaches Library, 2161 Queen St. E. at Lee Avenue. The seminar, which will include a representative from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, will …
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Top Story: ID theft is going through the roof, and here's why

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Top Story: ID theft is going through the roof, and here's why
And we're not just talking about a credit monitoring service. While there is value in keeping an eye on your credit report, you want someone to help you actually recover your identity when the worst happens. That's what our sponsor LifeLock does. It …
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Identity theft: Be careful when purging sensitive documents

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Identity theft: Be careful when purging sensitive documents
A lot of people start the new year by cleaning house. If that's your annual tradition, the Better Business Bureau reminds you to do it safely. Be careful how you throw away documents. “Be very careful about what sensitive documents and personally …
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Jay Peters' Zodiac Publishing Announces Real Cash Secrets Club and Newsletter

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Jay Peters' Zodiac Publishing Announces Real Cash Secrets Club and Newsletter
Topics include, "The truth about Government seized and surplus cars and homes," "The secret to getting paid for mailing letters" as well as "How to protect yourself from identity theft for free" and much more. Another gift members receive is the "Real …
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AG's Linked-In account hacked

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AG's Linked-In account hacked
AG Lawrence Wasden tweets: Let's the record straight: I'm not looking for "mystery shoppers" or your personal info. Instead, my @LinkedIn acct was hacked today. If my account can be hacked, so can yours. Protect yourself from identity theft: bit.ly …
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