identity theft

ALERT: New Small Business Scam Steals Key Information

2019-07-02T20:51:08-04:00April 24th, 2017|

This past month at least 55 companies reported they had fallen victim to a new type of small business scam. The specialized phishing scheme involves a criminal masquerading as a real employee, often a key executive, and then duping unwitting employees to provide payment or secure files. The scam takes many forms. Here are a [...]

Data Security is an Essential Part of Customer Care

2019-07-02T20:51:12-04:00October 31st, 2016|

Security breaches of confidential data capture the global news headlines on a daily basis. Identity theft has become so commonplace that credit card companies and banks market their protection efforts as free services to their customers. The IRS is at risk too, with impersonators using the fear and authority of the government to prey on [...]

Reduce Fraud in Your Business with Prevention Strategies

2019-07-02T20:51:15-04:00June 23rd, 2016|

When it comes to fraud, the old adage about a small amount of prevention being worth a large amount of cure is spot on. Investing in fraud prevention methods can be more cost-effective than spending time and money on clean-up after a fraud has been detected. Here are suggestions to help prevent fraud in two [...]

Deter Identity Theft with Fraud Alerts and Security Freezes

2019-07-02T20:51:16-04:00March 23rd, 2016|

If a fraudster steals your identity, you may find yourself embarking on an unpleasant journey to recover your good name and pilfered finances. Fortunately, tools are available to prevent and minimize potential losses. Here are two options to consider if you suspect your personal data has landed in the wrong hands. Fraud alert. Say you [...]