The amount of information available online these days makes it much easier for fraudsters to access personal data and use it to create fake IDs, open new credit card accounts or send bogus emails under someone else’s name. Here are some tips to help protect you against identity theft.Read More
The Coalition Against Insurance Fraud is warning seniors of an identity-theft scam targeting Medicare recipients.
Starting this month, Medicare will be mailing new cards with random characters – instead of Social Security numbers – to nearly 60 million seniors. The new cards are a security measure to prevent medical and financial ID theft by scammers who steal seniors’ Social Security numbers from the cards, according to the coalition.Read More