In this interview, Tom Feige, CEO of idRADAR, shares alarming identity theft stories, explains the consequences of getting your identity stolen, offers advice to organizations that want to prevent their employees from becoming victims of identity theft, and more.
Some Americans submitting their taxes this year will make the unpleasant discovery that someone else has already filed and stolen their refunds.
Tax-related identity theft has been on the rise for years and the ITRC predicts it won't be slowing down in 2014.
An estimated 630,000 social security numbers (SSNs) on non-profit organizations' tax returns— Form 990s—have been posted online by charities and the IRS since 2001, leaving unprotected consumers at risk of becoming identity theft victims, say the result of a research by Identity Finder.
Javelin Strategy & Research reports an increase of more than 500,000 fraud victims to 13.1 million people in 2013.
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