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Check Your Credit Regularly To Minimize The Risk Of Identity ...

Every year, the cost of credit card fraud comes to billions of dollars. While this may seem like a large amount, numerous organizations report that crimes related to credit cards are one the rise. The increased use of the Internet has opened additional opportunities [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 02:45:10

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10 Ways To Protect Your Financial Identity Being Used For Someone Else’s Shopping Spree

Someone impersonating you could be spending your hard-earned money. Impossible! Not really, check, loan, and identity fraud are a real problem ... card accounts, and make sure to keep a copy of your credit cards and the toll free contact numbers ... your credit report once a year from each of the three credit bureaus to make sure [more...]

Date: 2009-01-05 08:56:49

ONE Tip for 2009 - Identity Theft Still Rampant so Sign up for Lifelock.com

I got this email from some very close friends yesterday who were asking to spread the word about their identity thefts: ... in custody. We have had credit card fraud, checks cashed, new accounts opened on line and in stores ... more issues on my credit report before it is over. I am going to have to testify against the woman [more...]

Date: 2009-01-01 19:51:24

Ris Low, a beauty queen, resigns after lingerie fraud - ?

I thought I will never be more confused by the intricacies of English than I already am. But this news item simply disabused me of this, obviously erroneous, notion. Local media last week reported she was sentenced to two years of probation for stealing credit cards and spending $5,642 on lingerie, cell phones and meals at fancy restaurants. So, when you steal a credit card and use it to purchase stuff, the kind of fraud (and, probably, the punishment) depends on what you purchase. [more...]

Date: 2009-10-01 14:31:00

Millions Affected by Small Fraudulent Charges Nationwide

Internet complaint boards have been busy and credit card fraud departments are scratching their heads ... is trying to find out whether an illegally obtained credit card number will work before making a bigger charge, or they’re trying to rip off tiny amounts from tons of people.” So far, most reports [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 18:00:58

Phishing - What It Is and How to Avoid Identity Theft.

Phishing is a term used to describe a type of spam that aims to steal your identity ... and place an initial fraud alert on your credit reports. ... their potential victims to provide personal data such as credit card numbers, passwords or account [more...]

Date: 2008-10-07 14:38:48

Five Ways to Detect Fraud Using Geolocation

This post was written by Quova, they sent it as a press release but I thought it was interesting enough to publish on the blog. The 2008 Edition of the CyberSource Online Fraud Report highlights that out of 318 online ... who used credit card numbers later identified as stolen. The report estimates that in 2007 $3.6 [more...]

Date: 2008-12-15 13:04:02


—Ace Bumped; Sticky. Will remain top story for an hour. Updates linked at post's end. Fresh posts follow this one. Rebumped ... this fraud: Having worked for companies that process credit cards online, it is necessary to go through ... like to play by the rules that credit card companies have put in place. What if, for some kooky reason [more...]

Date: 2008-10-23 17:16:24

Phishing - What It Is and How to Avoid Identity Theft

Phishing is a term used to describe a type of spam that aims to steal your identity ... and place an initial fraud alert on your credit reports. Subscribe to the free Ask Angela ... their potential victims to provide personal data such as credit card numbers, passwords or account [more...]

Date: 2008-10-18 07:10:08

10 Ways Your Identity Can Be Stolen

Who’s in your wallet? It might be more than a some dead presidents and a few bank logos ... and how.  Check your card statements and immediately report any fraud. Going Phishing - Nearly everyone has gotten an email from X bank or Y credit card claiming there’s a problem, and if you could [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 16:04:47

Update on Fraud

Last month/year I reported on a fraudulent scheme to separate $0.25 from me. Today I got a link to a news item about said fraud. News is slow here ... I closed it, got my money back too, and reported it to the three credit bureaus, stuff to do first ... . But they have two very useful links. Instead, file a dispute with your credit card company [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 17:49:24

What Are the Most Common Ways to Commit Identity Theft or Fraud?

It’s the number one source of consumer complaints at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ... when you’re gone. If your employer is authorized to pull credit reports on employees or potential customers ... number (SSN), bank or credit card account numbers, income, name, address, or phone number, and use [more...]

Date: 2008-10-18 03:19:05

Obama Campaign Finance Fraud

MEDIA REFUSING TO REPORT, INSISTS CONTRIBUTIONS ARE REAL– DESPITE OCT. 9 NYT REPORT NOTING FICTITIOUS CONTRIBUTORS This story is getting some notice ... up to facilitate campaign donation fraud, from both people going over the limit and of course ... from people that were able to give false info and had their credit cards charged. Jim Geraghty receives [more...]

Date: 2008-10-23 20:15:21

Obama Campaign Website Invites Fraud

Gee, why would a Presidential campaign that has rejected public funding and thus is desperately in need of constant infusions of cash in order to ... Address Verification System that screens credit-card charges for matching names and addresses ... Times to report her experience contributing under a fictitious name and address ("12345 No Way [more...]

Date: 2008-10-27 19:03:47

Quicken Beam: Your finances made cute

Beam's SMS report can be useful to keep on top of your accounts and to spot fraud ... , which is unusual for an Intuit app; even Quicken Online (which competes with the free Mint), costs ... phone: Quicken Beam. You tell it about your financial accounts, like your bank and your credit card [more...]

Date: 2008-08-20 07:52:29

Reinventing America

America faces serious challenges to maintain its storied status quo. Hurdles include a sinking economy, wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the rising cost of education, global warming, a crumbling infrastructure and American workers with uncertain futures. Trendwatchers are more acutely aware of these issues than most, but they’re also more hopeful [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 09:40:59

A Long Way To Go In California

The Contra Costa Times reports from California. “A grass-roots effort aimed at curbing the massive home foreclosures in East County, ... This is not an acceptable situation for us.’” “The latest report of the State Foreclosure Prevention ... delinquent homeowners were not on track for any modification. According to the report, ‘the mortgage [more...]

Date: 2008-10-30 17:31:39

SC Diocese Appears to Repudiates Catechism; SC Priest Is ‘Reined In,’ But Right (Update: Full Text of Letter)

BizzyBlog), I noted news that Fr. Newman, a Catholic priest and pastor at St. Mary’s Church in Greenville, South Carolina, had informed parishoners who voted for Barack Obama in full knowledge of the Illinois Senator’s aggressively proabortion positions that they “should not receive Holy Communion until and unless they are reconciled to God in the [more...]

Date: 2008-11-16 14:15:55

Understanding Options, Maximizing Gains

With a monumental strain on the global financial system that lead to unparalleled governmental intervention and stimulus, ... · Consumer sales and confidence in the toilet · High delinquencies and foreclosures · Higher credit card ... failure · Auto loan failures and repossessions · Billions of dollars in credit card defaults [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 20:45:45

Rick Warren and Rev. Wright

scrubbing his church Web site to remove language that talked about banning gays from membership (though the church's apparent PR firm (what church has a PR firm?) just emailed me to say they have no rescinded their language on homosexuality, but rather they've "repurposed" it (repurposed?) in a series of videos. Whatever [more...]

Date: 2008-12-23 19:18:14

Gates of Vienna News Feed 11/16/2008

Don’t miss “Letter From Iceland” under the “General” heading. The most concentrated essence of the financial crisis can be found in Iceland, and the account of recent events there is fascinating — and sobering.Thanks to C. Cantoni, Conservative Swede, Diana West, Insubria, JD, no2liberals, RRW, TB, and all the other tipsters who sent these in [more...]

Date: 2008-11-17 04:57:00

Fannie and Freddie to Announce Mass Loan Modification Program

re-default. This may also further erode investor confidence in residential mortgage backed securities, ... monies to put towards housing payments. Step 3) Start Improving Your Credit Rating This can take a long ... you pay your bills on time, that you have good credit.  Paying your bills on time only accounts for 30 [more...]

Date: 2008-11-11 19:02:07

Around the World, Consumers and Businesses Turn to VeriSign® for Online Identity Protection

/India PRwire/ - As consumers wrestle with Internet security concerns in the face of recent high-profile account break-ins, ... credit-card-format tokens from InCard Technologies (NASDAQ: INVC).American Bankers Association ... Certificate, fraud detection services to monitor anomalies on the back end, and consumer education [more...]

Date: 2008-10-30 09:21:11

Предсказания Кюнстлера на 2009 - США, Нефть, Геополитика, Путин

Спонсор месяца - #1 RX pharmacy affiliate program!Сайт дня (как попасть) - http://www.business-magazine.ru/There are two realities "out there" now competing for verification among those who think about national affairs and make things happen. The dominant one (let's call it the Status Quo) [more...]

Date: 2009-01-01 07:59:00

Forecast for 2009

Introduction       There are two realities "out there" now competing for verification among those who think about national affairs and make things happen. The dominant one (let's call it the Status Quo) is that our problems of finance and economy will self-correct and allow the project of a "consumer" economy to resume in "growth" mode [more...]

Date: 2008-12-29 03:33:57

I Hate Equifax

I wish I could turn my pure emotion into words on the screen to fully express my hatred for Equifax. It is pure. It is flowing. I. Hate. Equifax. Why I Hate Equifax I’ve recently reminded you to check your annual credit report ... running there has been an issue that results in us not getting her annual credit report. This doesn’ [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 13:00:13

LifeLock Review

LifeLock is the company that has a picture of their CEO, Todd Davis, ... service guarantee, everything else is free to the public. You May Not Need It If you are diligent ... . They will remember to put fraud alerts on your credit history at the three bureaus every 90 days [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 12:19:44

Government Intervention in Foreclosure

This is Part Four of a series of articles on foreclosures. This article does not constitute legal advice ... intervention as well as discuss possible future intervention programs. For other preventative measures, check ... , 2008 report “Economic Analysis of a Mortgage Foreclosure Moratorium,” provides some analysis: “ [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 07:00:13

The Obama Campaign’s Carefully Crafted Card Crack-up

An unprecedented and from all appearances deliberate breakdown in controls has enabled foreign and other unaccountable money to pour into the Obama ... presidential candidate Barack Obama has been and may still be accepting credit-card and prepaid-card ... the contributions to “donors,” many of whom may have had their credit cards used without their [more...]

Date: 2008-11-04 18:22:41

Criminal Charges: Volume XVII

About the author: This guest article is presented by Jeremy M. Simon, who writes for Taking Charge ... is nearly here, and credit card misdeeds show no sign of letting up, meaning yet another well-stuffed ... and an athletic duo who swiped credit cards and distributed pot. Malaysian credit card thief could take [more...]

Date: 2008-11-24 12:30:59

Kohl introduces his 'priority' bills as Senate convenes

Sure, the U.S. Senate convened this morning, but all you saw on the teevee was its refusal to seat Burris (Roland, not Plaxico!) ... : Student Credit Card Protection Act: Kohl’s legislation will help curb abusive lending practices to our nation’s college student population. Credit card companies aggressively target credit cards [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 21:33:04

PayPal vs. Google Checkout and Why You Should Offer Both

By now, you’ve probably heard of this great “war.” Blogs have been written about it ... with promotions and credit card deals are any indication, they’re finding ways to try and recoup losses ... and navigation problems. 4. Linkable only to credit cards and debit cards: Google does itself an incredible [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 16:37:37

UPDATED..WaPo: Obama Taking Illegal Donations UPDATE: Will Media Report Palestinian Campaigning for Obama from Gaza?

How is he doing it? Sen. Barack Obama’s presidential campaign is allowing donors to use largely untraceable prepaid credit cards that could ... to the candidate. “That’s an error,” she said. Moreover, she added, her credit card was never billed ... . Had the AVS been turned on, the on the donation would have needed to match the name on the credit [more...]

Date: 2008-10-29 12:32:34

I-Card Movement Gets Boost From Equifax

081113_infocard Credit rating giant Equifax released an digital information card for verifying age Thursday, ... go a long way towards eliminating the potential for fraud or identity theft in online transactions ... the Information Card Foundation, a consortium of tech companies including big names like Google, Microsoft [more...]

Date: 2008-11-13 21:26:24

Watch Out for Possible Credit Card Scams

I am constantly amazed by the creativity of thieves when it comes to ways to scamming people ... will be so much better. Currently in the United States, the credit card companies take the burden off customers for any fraudulent activities. What this simply means is that if someone steals my credit card [more...]

Date: 2008-10-30 15:25:07

Your problems: Margaret Dibben writes your wrongs

All I wanted was security help. NatWest tried to sell me a loan My house was burgled ... to personal information including bank statements. I called NatWest's fraud team to obtain a new account number and was told to visit a branch. There I was told I would be credit-scored if I chose [more...]

Date: 2008-11-09 00:04:50

Media & Politics

Media & Politics 13-Jan-09 Permanent link to MTA daily media news Our Little Shop of Horrors (by Pat Racimora at No Quarter) ... Credit (The Trail, Washington Post) President-elect Barack Obama will address Senate Democrats ... as negotiations unfold, Obama is expected to drop his least popular proposal, a $3,000 tax credit for companies [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 06:35:02

A Problem with Using the Plastic

A Problem with Using the Plastic Category: Wasting your time I have a love-hate relationship with credit and charge cards ... that goes to the merchant's bank. Take, for example, a driver who pays for a $1,000 car repair with a credit ... a 10-cent flat fee), while the repair shop's bank gets $4, or four-tenths of 1 percent of the total [more...]

Date: 2008-11-09 03:52:38

Roosevelt Island Public Safety Reports For 12/31/08 - 1/13/09 - Mailbox Credit Card Theft, Robbery/Assault, Stuck in Subway Elevator & Egg Throwing

Image of stolen mail from AARPDuring the January 7 RIRA Common Council Meeting it was disclosed that there is a problem on Roosevelt Island with new credit cards being stolen from building mail boxes. The problem is not limited to a particular ... and I. Through mere accident, my husband became aware that a new credit card had been stolen from our mail [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 18:57:00

Tiny charges could mean big trouble

Ever charged 19 cents on your credit card? I never have, and I imagine most of you haven't either ... like this, dispute it with your credit card company. Also, report the crime to the Federal Trade ... . But several Internet message boards are on fire with complaints from credit card users [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 22:37:24

Which Candidate is best for African Americans?

National Black Republican Association In his “I Have a Dream” speech, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said: “I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character [more...]

Date: 2008-10-20 08:26:29

International Luxury Real Estate News Roundup

Global Downturn Dooms Prestige Construction Projects, ... , they report that average sale prices increased to $1.64 million. Sooner or later these reporters ... , reports the Vietnam net.  A combination of falling local demand, lack of credit and a big drop [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 11:24:02

What’s the Deal with a Fraud Alert?

What’s the Deal with a Fraud Alert? Prior victims of identity theft may be familiar with the term “fraud alert” but for those who have yet to have ... on your credit report for a year. There is also an extended credit alert that can be used and will remain on your credit report for 7 years. Many people have made the error of believing that a fraud [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 00:44:57

Satan Has A 350 Credit Score

By John Rasor indulgence, greed and envy can take over and send your credit in a downward spiral. The lowest credit score you can have is a 350 ... , gluttony and being a debtor with outright disrespect to the creditor can earn you a bad credit rating. I have personally never seen a 350 credit score but supposedly they do exist. If you have bad cred [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 22:01:48

Inside the shady world of cheap iTunes gift cards

By Torley Wong It all started so innocently: I recently purchased an iPod Nano as an Xmas present, and also wanted to include the gift of music. A casual search on eBay led to attention-alarming auctions shouting at me, tantalizing me with the possibility of getting iTunes gift cards for CHEAP! How cheap? [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 17:04:08

Criminals Potentially Have 3.3bn Line In Stolen Credit

With Christmas coming our credit cards may be in for some serious bending which is why the market for stolen credit card numbers has never been ... on the Underground Economy, spending a year monitoring the sale of online credit card, stolen goods and fraud services on underground forums, the value of services for sale was £185m. Credit card [more...]

Date: 2008-11-26 10:06:10

And the Credit Fraud Continues

And the Credit Fraud Continues In this day and age, it is hard to believe that things can still be shocking ... . However, one of the latest scams of the credit fraud trade is truly appalling. Crafty criminals ... are able to convince your credit card company that they are the legitimate account holder, simply [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 23:44:20

Gates of Vienna News Feed 11/11/2008

Notice all the news stories tonight about the flood of immigrants crossing the Mediterranean to land on Lampedusa or in Spain. It’s like launching a Mariel boatlift every day.Thanks to Abu Elvis, Amil Imani, C. Cantoni, Diana West, DS, Insubria, JD, Nilk, TB, Zenster, ZZMike, and all the other tipsters who sent these in [more...]

Date: 2008-11-12 04:56:00

Dating Services

What are the Cons of Internet dating services? When choosing what internet dating services are good for you, ... your credit card or make faulty purchases in online stores to your credit card or other accounts ... are shady and aren’t very popular with people. This isn’t a biased report and is totally logical [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 03:23:34

Lifelock to guard your life

Wonder what would happen if your identity is stolen? Well, you might run a great risk ... , credit report and reduction in preapproved credit card offers. LifeLock is known to provide excellent ... and they will start all the process required for your stolen credit card, driving license and other [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 05:04:48

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