The shocking crime of child identity theft!

MD Monthly Uncategorized

  Has your toddler been getting preapproved credit card offers in the mail? IRS notices? Calls from collection agencies? If so, they’re the victim of child identity theft, a troubling crime in which the offender exploits your child’s social security number to commit fraud. Because a child’s SSN is a blank slate, the perpetrator can easily take out loans, apply …

Identity Theft 101 – Know Your Risks

Sarah Soliz Uncategorized

Identity theft has been on the rise in recent years, and becoming a victim can leave you fighting to recover your good name.  Recovering from identity theft can be both time consuming and expensive, so prevention is definitely the best approach.  Part of preventing identity theft is understanding where those risks lie and how to avoid them.  By knowing your …