Identity Theft

So What Does GDPR Mean For You?

In a “skim the surface” nutshell, the General Data Protection Regulation – or GDPR –will hold businesses even more accountable if they let consumers’ data fall into the wrong hands.

The Identity Danger of Typos 

A single typo can come back to haunt you online, as scammers purchase like-sounding domain names in order to trap unsuspecting users.

Experian Credit Report: Disputing Mistakes and Suspicious Findings

For years, consumers have been encouraged to monitor their credit reports annually in order to stay on top of their credit and financial security

Recycling the Internet of Things

Tech recycling has been a major environmental and security focus in recent years as consumers discard old computers, outdated cell phones, and other devices.

IRS, FTC Team Up to Help You Report Tax Return Fraud

 If your legitimate tax return is rejected for being a duplicate—meaning someone has already filed a return in your name—the Federal Trade Commission and the IRS are ready to help you take the next steps.

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week 

The Office for Victims of Crime, under the Office of Justice Programs, has released a new resource guide for supporting victims, just in time for the observance of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. This week-long awareness, hosted this year from April 8 to April 14, is a series of outreach events to help law enforcement agencies and advocacy groups work to include all victims of crime in understanding the resources and support that are available to them.

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