crime

 

Warned of a Data Breach? Expect the Worse From ID Thieves

9:00 am, October 31, 2013

Of 16 million Americans warned that their credit or debit card had been compromised, about 4.4 million wound up losing money to ID theft.

 

Thieves Love It When You Drive These SUVs and Pickups

8:15 am, October 10, 2013

Drive these without precautions and you provide a big target for thieves and insurance companies.

 

4 Safety Tips for When Darkness Falls Earlier

9:00 am, October 07, 2013

Just because summer is over doesn't mean you should let your guard down.

 

Why Identity Theft Matters

8:00 am, March 05, 2013

If you still believe identity theft is a marketing gimmick, it's time to take a look at a just-released FTC report.

 

IRS E-Filing Could Be to Blame for an Uptick in Tax Identity Theft

8:00 am, January 22, 2013

Committing identity theft through e-filing can be easy, experts say, and correcting your records can be just as complicated.

 

It's 'Offline' Habits Leading to Most Consumer Fraud

1:50 pm, November 27, 2012

It’s not online or mobile devices that fuel most fraud cases, just old-fashioned “offline methods” such as burglary, stolen wallets and stolen identification.
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Valjean Financing: An Argument for Lending to Former Prisoners

11:00 am, March 15, 2012

Victor Hugo’s famous protagonist is inspiring researchers to look at how felons can get money to start businesses.

 

Threat of Cybercrimes Worst in D.C., Seattle

2:35 pm, February 17, 2012

A new report pinpoints the 10 worst cities in the U.S. for cybercrime, and some of America's most well-known cities top the list.

 

The Most Counterfeited Products

6:00 am, February 14, 2012

Counterfeiters produce knock-offs of everything from Viagra to Nike shoes. Here are some of the items that counterfeiters just love to copy.

 

5 Tips to Protect Your Cellphone From I.D. Theft

3:00 pm, January 09, 2012

Mobile banking is on the rise, and that means a new place for fraudsters to get at peoples’ financial data. Here’s how to stay safe.

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