Anyone who’s ever gotten a driver’s license knows how hellishly boring the state office for such services can be. Well, the semi-comatose Georgia residents waiting in line at the Cordele office of Georgia Department of Driver Services got a welcome break in the tedium when nine people were busted there for being part of an identity theft ring. (more…)
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We’re all experiencing anxiety (or outright panic) in the face of diminishing job security, escalating interest rates and sinking home values. I hate to add to the daily financial sturm und drang—and I beg your forgiveness—but you need to know about the increasing risk of identity theft related to data breaches and this recession. (more…)
As of January 2009, 11.6 million Americans are unemployed, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are hard to come by these days, and job seekers are desperately applying a shotgun approach, using headhunters, professional networking and a number of online job sites.
Unfortunately, rather than becoming full-time employees, many applicants may become identity theft victims instead. (more…)
There’s a reason bloggers like me are always harping about the need for identity theft services like those offered by LifeLock: it’s because so many nitwits are in charge of your personal information.
Before I begin my rant, let me start by saying the folks in the Madison, Wisconsin Human Resources Department are probably good people. Like their imaginary Minnesota neighbors of Lake Wobegon, they’re probably a bunch of strong women, good-looking men and the parents of above-average children.
But how did their kids get so darned smart if their parents are nitwits? (more…)
Identity theft stories don’t get much freakier than this one from Annapolis, MD. And, making it worse, the guy responsible is out on bond and probably reprising his act.
OK, here’s the story of the identity theft crime allegedly committed by Thomas Calvin Eichelberger:
Last September Eichelberger entered into a job contract with a man we’ll call Bob (because, trust me, “Bob” doesn’t want anyone linking him to this story). Afterwards, they stopped by a gas station where Eichelberger bought Bob a cappuccino. After he drank the coffee, Bob said he started feeling lightheaded, but the two went on to have a few drinks at a local restaurant and then went back to Eichelberger’s place where they had a couple more drinks and Bob got sick.
When Bob comes to, he finds himself naked on Eichelberger’s bed while his host sits clothed in a chair looking at him. Bob hung around a little longer, found a camera under Eichelberger’s bed and got sick again. Can you guess what was on the camera? Good guess! The camera held pictures of Bob and Bob’s naked butt. (more…)
Mail stopped? Check.
Newspaper stopped? Check.
Travel insurance? Check.
Travel agents with even the slightest bit of capitalist spirit will recommend you buy travel insurance when they book your trip. In fact, they’ll probably try to sell you on the idea of ID theft insurance for travelers. At first glance the policy may seem like a good idea.
Look closer. For even the most basic coverage, rates can be ridiculously high (usually between five and seven percent of the total cost of your trip) and coverage is amazingly scant. Policies that offer ID theft services for travelers typically limit their coverage to 180 days of credit restoration — a process that could take as long as three or four years to complete.
The better idea is to purchase LifeLock identity theft services that will serve you at home and away, 24/7/365. For only $9.95 a month, LifeLock offers comprehensive customer services that will protect you anywhere in the world in the case of lost or stolen documents. (more…)
LifeLock has had a pretty great year, and it looks like 2009 promises to bring the identity theft protection company even more growth and prosperity.
2008 Summary and 2009 Projection
- LifeLock reached the magical 1 million member mark in 2008, just 3 1/2 years after incorporation, and will go into 2009 with just under 1.5 million active members. They expect to have 3 million customers by this time next year.
- LifeLock’s superb customer service have given the company a loyal customer base. A huge part of the reason the company has enjoyed such astounding growth is their consistent 93% renewal rate.
- More than 10% of their members are children, probably because LifeLock was the first identity theft company to recognize that children are especially vulnerable to ID theft.
- Like it or not, you can expect to see more of Todd Davis next year in TV, radio and print ads. LifeLock’s sponsorship of sporting events will continue, and an expanded 2-hour episode of Donald Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice will be all about LifeLock.
- This year saw the introduction of two major new services: eRecon™ and TrueAddress™. The company plans to announce more major new products in 2009.
- LifeLock formed several new corporate partnerships in 2008, including Office Depot, AAA Clubs, CVS Pharmacies, H&R Block, USAirways and many banks and credit unions. In 2009 LifeLock will be announcing more consumer pilots.
Visit Life Lock.com for more information about their services. Enroll using the LifeLock promotion code Defense and pay only $9 a month after 30 days of free services.
At the end of the 30-day free period, your card will be automatically billed $9 monthly unless you cancel within that first 30-day period. You can cancel anytime without penalty by calling 1-800-LIFELOCK. This offer is for new LifeLock members only.
92% of IT professionals admit to cyber attacks in 2008; data breaches, ID theft bad and getting worseThursday, December 11th, 2008
The IT professionals surveyed below will tell you why you need LifeLock identity theft services. A whopping 92% of them say their organizations suffered cyberattacks in 2008. Go to LifeLock.com. Use LifeLock promo code Defense and get the lowest price.
If you think 2008 was a bad year for data breaches (and it was), don’t expect 2009 to be any better. In fact, 2009 is expected to be worse, and the end of failing security efforts is nowhere in sight, according to the 600 IT professionals interviewed by the Ponemon Institute.
The biggest risks the participants identified are: (more…)
Tips from Identity Theft Resource Center, and protection from LifeLock can keep you from becoming an identity theft victim this holiday seasonThursday, December 4th, 2008
LifeLock provides identity theft services to more than a million Americans. During this holiday season, it’s more important than ever that you stay alert to identity theft risks and do all you can to avoid becoming an identity theft victim.
Take common sense precautions and let LifeLock do the rest. Visit LifeLock.com to learn more about how Life Lock can help protect your credit, finances and reputation. Enroll using the LifeLock promotional code Defense for the best LifeLock value.
“City sidewalks, busy sidewalks
Dressed in holiday style
In the air there’s a feeling like Christmas
Children laughing, people passing
Meeting smile after smile
And on every street corner you hear …
“Ho, Ho, Holy @!*%, My Identity’s Been Stolen.”
That’s the title of a recent press release with tips for avoiding identity theft from the Identity Theft Resource Center, a nonprofit organization that works to raise awareness and educate consumers about ID theft. (more…)