Fraud Prevention

Secure Your Vehicle

Most days are spent in the car whether driving to work, school or running errands. To that end, have you thought about how the items in your car could increase your risk of identity theft or fraud?

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Trick or Treating Safety Tips

Tis the season to wear fun costumes and enjoy the door-to-door visits! But, whether you’re handing out candy at your own home or have your children out trick or treating, here are some safety tips to help you keep the sweetness in the celebration!

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Your Mobile Devices and Ransomware

A few months ago, we discussed how hackers can hold your computer for ransom. Today, we want to talk about how thieves can use this same technology to gain access to your mobile devices (smartphones, tablets, etc.) and hold its content for ransom.

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Be a Smart Employee

Thieves use a variety of ways to gather information. One such way can be through your employer by targeting computer systems or individual employees. But, like the sports analogy, the best offense is a good defense.

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Keep your Child’s Identity Safe during Back-to-School Season

Transitioning from summer fun to the back-to-school routine can already be very stressful. However, you may not be aware that it can also create opportunities for thieves to steal identities. As you prepare for your kids to go back-to-school, here are a couple tips to help protect you and your family from identity theft.

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Know Where Your Charity Dollars Go

Charitable donations are an excellent way to benefit a cause that is close to your heart. But with so many organizations and fundraising sites (e.g. GoFundMe) asking for your financial support, it’s imperative to take the time and find out where your money is going.

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How Scammers Target Gift Cards

While gift cards are ideal for that hard-to-buy-for person in your life, creative thieves have found ways to scam the system… at your expense. Here are the common types of gift card theft, along with ways you can avoid it.

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