Not many people can count the days when they were young adults, just starting out in the world, as some of the most financially stable years of their lives. It might be fun to reminisce about the early years of living paycheck to paycheck and eating rice and beans every night for dinner, but truthfully, it’s not much fun to live like that.

The National Center for Victims of Crime's 2015 National Training Institute will be held in September in Anaheim, California, and we are very excited that our own Eva Velasquez will be speaking at the event.

So you're having a great time on vacation when you attempt to pay for a meal or a souvenir only to learn that your purchase is denied.

Identity theft is such a complex and far-reaching crime that it can be hard to rely on only one avenue to fight it. As any victim can tell you, the different types of identity theft can mean that multiple agencies, law enforcement avenues, and organizations can be required to clear up the damage.

There are a lot of things to celebrate about this time of year. Whether it’s the relief that the tax filing deadline is behind you or the many awareness campaigns that are observed in April, or even if it’s nothing more profound than the coming of another spring, there are a lot of things to be happy about during this month.

Each month, the non-profit Identity Theft Resource Center analyzes the volume of calls that come into its 24-hour toll-free call center to uncover the different types of identity theft that are affecting consumers, and to get a clearer picture of where more awareness and advocacy need to be directed. This snapshot each month gives the organization a better idea of where to focus its efforts, and helps map the trends in this kind of crime.

There probably aren’t that many people who count going to the dentist as one of their favorite activities. There’s a new fear coming out of the dentist’s office, and it has to do with identity theft. As the rates of medical identity theft continue to be a major concern for industry watchers, the dentist is certainly not immune from the problem. So what constitutes medical identity theft?

 

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