June 2016 archive

Jun 23

Eleven Identity Theft Misconceptions

“What you don’t understand could put your identity at risk” – April 3, 2015 IDShield When it comes to protecting personally identifiable information (PII) and reducing risk of identity theft, the more accurate information you have, the better off you are. Here I share some common misunderstandings about identity theft and explain the reality of …

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Jun 22

Common Scam Characteristics

The bad guys are getting more creative each day. There is a wealth of information in the web about scams. I find that most people do not have the time to search for and read them. I will present a few of them and highlight their common characteristics. Sample scams from IRTC (http://www.idtheftcenter.org/) This is …

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