IDENTITY THEFT

This short segment is about your identity and how thieves can steal it, now these are only some of the ways they can do this.  Everyone needs to realize that their identity can be stolen at anytime, hour, day, minute and in any country.  Did you know that your Citi Bank Cards are owned my a foreign country?  For a short period of time some states use Inmates to answer calls and take your information when you call in about your bills, and now they have full access to all your personal information including being able to access your credit and bank accounts.  Now whether that is still in existences or not you would have to check with your state about that.  Here are just a few ways that your identity can be stolen;

1.  Mail Theft

2.  Dumpster Diving:  One man’s trash is another’s treasure

3.  Counterfeit Credit & Debt Cards

4.  Employee Theft:  Access to Company Data

5.  Stolen or Lost Wallets and Purses

6.  Account Takeover

7.  Shoulder Surfing:  Stealing your baggage or Purses from you in Airports, Train & Bus Stations or Traveling anywhere in the World

8.  Friends & Relatives

9.  Revenge

10. Burglary

11. Pretext: Phone Scams or Telemarketing Calls

12. Skimming

13. Phony Bankruptcy

14. Scanning the Newspaper

15. Social Security Number Theft & Misuse

16. Raiding Old Computers:  How many times have you tossed out your old computers?  Your hard drives still have your information on it!

17. Computer Fraud:  Not only is there the ability of someone putting a worm in your system via the internet & than retrieving your personal information, but not all business online that will do clean up on your computer or computer repair places are legitimate.  Most Are, but unless you research all of them, there will be a few that slip through the cracks.

Now what I have listed are only a few ways, and these were the ones that came up in 2003, now think of all the new ways they have now since our technology has gotten even better over the 10 years that this information I have had come out!  If Your Ready to Sign Up Now then just Click this Link:  http://rsurmeyer.prepaidlegal.com

Now if you are still skeptical about this, then here is some more information to think about.  What about every time you give your Debit or Credit card out to the waitress or waiter at the restaurant and they take it back to their check stand to cash you out, did you know that they can take all your information off of your card; Card Number, Security 3 Digit Code, Your Name, What Bank the Card Came From and even trace copy your signature and if they are very good at it they can do this all in less than 2 minutes.  Have I Awakened You Yet?

OK, Here is another example of having your information out there that you might not of thought about before.  Have you ever wondered why so many places and companies need to have your Social Security Number?  I always thought that it was not a form of ID, but apparently not, in some US States its your Drivers License Number and in others its your Student ID, Bank Account Number, ID Number on your Health Card or Prescription Cards.  How about when you have to give your S.S. # to banks to check your Credit Rating or when you get a job and have to give it out to not only your Employer for a credit check but that you have to give it to them because it’s for Your IRS Information and to put on your 1099 tax form for your W-2’s.  Now I’m sure you know that when you give this information out to the banks that they pass it on to outside companies like; mortgage Companies, IRA Accounts, 401K, Pensions and think your information also goes out Courthouses if you are paying Alimony to your Ex. or Child Support and Remember if you go out and get any kind of Outdoor Licence like; Hunting, Fishing, Boating all these agencies ask for your S.S.# as well.  Now I’m not trying to scare you here, that is not my point, but most of us take it for granted that everyone is honest and that would never happen to me.  There is No Obligation in signing up, but the first step is to Click the link now to find out more:  http://rsurmeyer.prepaidlegal.com

Has This Every Happened To You? Yet?

You receive a phone call or letter stating you have been approved or denied credit for accounts you never requested.

You no longer receive your credit card statements, or you notice that some of your mail seems to be missing.

Your credit card statement includes charges for things you know you never bought.

A collection agency tells you they are collecting for an account you never opened.

Most People Never Realize how Venerable their Mail Really is, Think about it this way!  How many people have a locked Mailbox? And How many people live in Rule Areas that just have a Standard Mailbox at the end of their Driveway or Street?  See what I mean?  We Are Too Trusting Of Others! Just click this link:

This short segment is about your identity and how thieves can steal it, now these are only some of the ways they can do this.  Everyone needs to realize that their identity can be stolen at anytime, hour, day, minute and in any country.  Did you know that your Citi Bank Cards are owned my a foreign country?  For a short period of time some states use Inmates to answer calls and take your information when you call in about your bills, and now they have full access to all your personal information including being able to access your credit and bank accounts.  Now whether that is still in existences or not you would have to check with your state about that.  Here are just a few ways that your identity can be stolen;

1.  Mail Theft

2.  Dumpster Diving:  One man’s trash is another’s treasure

3.  Counterfeit Credit & Debt Cards

4.  Employee Theft:  Access to Company Data

5.  Stolen or Lost Wallets and Purses

6.  Account Takeover

7.  Shoulder Surfing:  Stealing your baggage or Purses from you in Airports, Train & Bus Stations or Traveling anywhere in the World

8.  Friends & Relatives

9.  Revenge

10. Burglary

11. Pretext: Phone Scams or Telemarketing Calls

12. Skimming

13. Phony Bankruptcy

14. Scanning the Newspaper

15. Social Security Number Theft & Misuse

16. Raiding Old Computers:  How many times have you tossed out your old computers?  Your hard drives still have your information on it!

17. Computer Fraud:  Not only is there the ability of someone putting a worm in your system via the internet & than retrieving your personal information, but not all business online that will do clean up on your computer or computer repair places are legitimate.  Most Are, but unless you research all of them, there will be a few that slip through the cracks.

Now what I have listed are only a few ways, and these were the ones that came up in 2003, now think of all the new ways they have now since our technology has gotten even better over the 10 years that this information I have had come out!  If Your Ready to Sign Up Now then just Click this Link:  http://rsurmeyer.prepaidlegal.com

Now if you are still skeptical about this, then here is some more information to think about.  What about every time you give your Debit or Credit card out to the waitress or waiter at the restaurant and they take it back to their check stand to cash you out, did you know that they can take all your information off of your card; Card Number, Security 3 Digit Code, Your Name, What Bank the Card Came From and even trace copy your signature and if they are very good at it they can do this all in less than 2 minutes.  Have I Awakened You Yet?

OK, Here is another example of having your information out there that you might not of thought about before.  Have you ever wondered why so many places and companies need to have your Social Security Number?  I always thought that it was not a form of ID, but apparently not, in some US States its your Drivers License Number and in others its your Student ID, Bank Account Number, ID Number on your Health Card or Prescription Cards.  How about when you have to give your S.S. # to banks to check your Credit Rating or when you get a job and have to give it out to not only your Employer for a credit check but that you have to give it to them because it’s for Your IRS Information and to put on your 1099 tax form for your W-2’s.  Now I’m sure you know that when you give this information out to the banks that they pass it on to outside companies like; mortgage Companies, IRA Accounts, 401K, Pensions and think your information also goes out Courthouses if you are paying Alimony to your Ex. or Child Support and Remember if you go out and get any kind of Outdoor Licence like; Hunting, Fishing, Boating all these agencies ask for your S.S.# as well.  Now I’m not trying to scare you here, that is not my point, but most of us take it for granted that everyone is honest and that would never happen to me.  Click the link now if your done reading:  http://rsurmeyer.prepaidlegal.com

Has This Every Happened To You? Yet?

You receive a phone call or letter stating you have been approved or denied credit for accounts you never requested.

You no longer receive your credit card statements, or you notice that some of your mail seems to be missing.

Your credit card statement includes charges for things you know you never bought.

A collection agency tells you they are collecting for an account you never opened.

Most People Never Realize how Venerable their Mail Really is, Think about it this way!  How many people have a locked Mailbox? And How many people live in Rule Areas that just have a Standard Mailbox at the end of their Driveway or Street?  See what I mean?  We Are Too Trusting Of Others!

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