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Tag Archives: identity theft

  1. Receive an e-mail from the IRS? If so, delete it!

    WingSwept would like to warn you about the a identity theft scheme that is being accompanied by tax season.  The newest scheme developed by identity thieves is to send an e-mail posing as the IRS.  According to the Trend Micro Consumer Newsletter, there are different versions of scamming e-mails being sent. One version of the…

  2. Identity Theft and Internet Security

    According to a Javelin Strategy and Research survey on ID theft, there has been a 22 percent increase from 2007 to 2008. The Javelin survey also estimates that 9.9 million Americans became victims of identity fraud last year, resulting in the loss of $48 billion. A growing number of these cases are the result of…