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Identity Related Crime

How the Government Is Doing a Terrible Job Protecting Your Social Security Number

Adam Levin | Posted 05.12.2016 | Politics
Adam Levin

Of 352 million notices sent out by the SSA in 2015, 223 million -- a full 66 percent -- included individuals' Social Security Numbers. Not partials, not the last four digits but the Full Monty.

Beware This Year's Scams of Christmas

Adam Levin | Posted 12.24.2015 | Crime
Adam Levin

Here is a shortlist of scams to look out for this holiday season and in the new year.

Name Scams: 3 Ways You Can Get Got

Adam Levin | Posted 10.15.2014 | Technology
Adam Levin

The fact is, most everyone will experience some form of identity-related compromise during their lifetime. Yes, you most likely will become a victim.

How Much Do You Know about Protecting Your Identity? (Quiz)

Adam Levin | Posted 10.01.2014 | Money
Adam Levin

The first step when it comes to identity theft is admitting you have a problem. Knowing your ID IQ is a good place to start.