Investment brokerage Scottrade says a data breach that began in late 2013 compromised the names and home addresses of 4.6 million of its customers.
Here are some critical steps you can take to protect your personal information.
Teenagers looking to score some booze should steer clear of sites offering fake IDs for sale. The sites are often fronts for ID theft rings.
More tax identity theft victims from a hack of an IRS online service have been identified. The total now stands at 334,000.
Whom can you trust when it comes to protecting your identity? Apparently no one, as this week’s sentencing of an Alabama jailer for tax ID theft shows.
The Senate Finance Committee chairman has suggested some changes to our tax system.
Consumers enjoying summer vacations must still take steps to protect themselves against identity theft.
When it comes to identity thieves vs. the Internal Revenue Service, the crooks have the edge. For now. But the IRS says it’s prevention efforts are making a difference.
Equifax is educating consumers about identity theft through a newly launched website.
Taxpayers are sending in their 1040s. So are identity thieves, who steal taxpayer info and then submit fake returns before the real taxpayers send in their 1040s.