May 9, 2007

States including Wisconsin offer new tool to stop identity theft

Email scam connected to Virginia Tech killings

A new e-mail targets your personal information, using the horrible mass killing at Virginia Tech to get your attention.

Be careful of calls from bill collectors

Identity thieves are getting information by pretending to be collection agencies and calling for collections.
When victims deny the debt, the caller tells them to file a police report and fax it to them. The con artists now have information to steal the victim's identity.