As scammers have become more sophisticated, and there are more areas of vulnerability than ever before, small business owners must do more to be on the lookout for costly and preventable losses.
Although it’s the most wonderful time of the year, you still need to guard your identity so you don’t suffer from a not-so-merry Christmas or a less-than-happy Chanukah.
In 2018, the Social Security Administration reported 63,000 consumer phone scam claims with a median loss reported at $1,484.
As technology continues to dominate every part of our lives, the threat of identity theft has become a significant target of criminals seeking to cash in on vulnerable consumers. Despite the efforts of law enforcement, criminals have simply become more sophisticated. Hacking stories into company databases have become commonplace, despite the application of highly advanced […]
Medical identity theft has become one of the fastest growing forms of identity theft in the United States. More than 2.3 million cases were identified in 2014, a rise of 22 percent in just one year, and the numbers have continued to accelerate. The Federal Trade Commission reported a 40 percent jump in cases in 2017.