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KTLA-5: Lana Commenting on the Target Data Breach

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Defend Your Data

Think for a moment about what would happen if you lost your smart phone. Not just misplaced it, but that it was truly gone. Of course, you’ll lose some contact numbers and miss some calls and have to go through the ordeal of getting a new one. But, what would happen if your phone ended […]

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Safeguarding Your Identity

Lana Gautier didn’t become an identity theft expert by choice. She wasn’t even thinking about it, until her identity got stolen. “Someone was using my social security number to max out credit cards, and default on everything. It was going on for years,” she says. Unfortunately, Gautier is not alone.  Continue Reading…

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ID theft can happen to anyone, as one soldier can attest

Ask Lana Gautier what she lost, and she does not mention the $30,000 right away. First, she tells of losing control. “I freaked out,” said Gautier, who lives in the Los Angeles area and runs the website www.identitytheftmanifesto.com , which aggregates advice and news for identity theft victims. “I had anxiety attacks. I would try […]

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San Diego man charged with stealing 200K in ATM identity theft scheme

A 49-year-old San Diego County resident, Daniel Axinte, was arraigned in San Diego Superior Court on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 on 45 charges of identity theft and felony burglary using scanning equipment and customer surveillance video cameras at a Chase bank ATM machine, according to reports by KUSI-TV, KFMB-TV, KSWB Fox5 San Diego, Identity Theft […]

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Identity Theft Manifesto

Everyday our lives are becoming more and more enhanced by technology, because of this the risk of our identities being stolen by unscrupulous thieves increases. I have been the victim of identity theft, and I’m grateful everyday that I caught it early and was able to get out of the situation with very little damage […]

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The 8th Commandment and the many ways people break it!

This is the third in the series of the 8th Commandment! Another huge crime of stealing is Identity Theft! There are people who steal another’s identity in the form of their social security numbers, bank cards, credit cards, etc., over the internet and many other ways. Practicing Christians and those who have high standards and […]

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Have you heard the News?

Have you ever heard of the Happiest Identity Theft Victim before?Well, I have.I just looked at her in the mirror and cannot take the smile off of my face.I am going to try to be modest.Hmmm… No!I cannot!