Tax Identity Theft: How to Avoid It and What to Do if You Are a Victim

By | January 23rd, 2014|Uncategorized|

On January 31, the IRS will start processing income tax returns. This day also marks the beginning of one of the busiest times of year for identity thieves looking to cash in by filing false returns.Tax identity theft is a growing issue. In 2010, almost 15 percent of all identity theft complaints to the FTC [...]

News Recap: IRS Reports Increase in Tax ID Theft

By | January 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|

As the opening of tax season approaches, concern for the identity protection increases – and new reports confirm that the risk for tax identity theft is real.According to the Associated Press, The IRS has reported a significant increase in the number of identity theft cases in 2013. AP quotes the agency, saying “[As of] Tuesday [...]

Taking Measures Against Affordable Care Act Scams

By | October 2nd, 2013|Uncategorized|

This guest post comes from Michael Cahill, editor of the Vista Health Solutions Blog. He writes about the health care system, the health insurance industry and the Affordable Care Act. For many American families, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is going to make health insurance costs that much better. However, stories of scammers have made [...]

Industry News Recap: Holiday Scams

By | February 18th, 2013|Uncategorized|

The holidays are a time to celebrate with family, friends and loved ones, but the holidays are also filled with scams. With Valentine’s Day festivities come and gone, it’s an opportune time for thieves to prey on victims when they’re most vulnerable – in love or alone. Here’s a recap of some of the top [...]

Load More Posts