Friendly Fraud, Why it is Not-So-Friendly

Friendly Fraud, Why it is Not-So-Friendly

Almost half of medical identity theft was perpetrated by a relative or someone else they knew. That is why it has earned the label of “the friendly fraud”. According to Consumer Reports, the effects of medical identity theft can be far-reaching, costing victims time,...
Lock Up Those Credentials

Lock Up Those Credentials

Did you know that the average business person has 191 passwords. Those 191 credentials are the gateway to personal and financial information. According to a report by LastPass, 81% of confirmed data breaches are due to passwords. Yet 61% of people to use the same or a...
Partnership Announcement: NBCC

Partnership Announcement: NBCC

February 2019 —As the threat of identity theft continues to grow, the National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) is offering a comprehensive identity protection and data breach program to all members.  “We looked at what is out in the marketplace to help to proactively...
Tax Time Doesn’t Have To Mean Fraud Time

Tax Time Doesn’t Have To Mean Fraud Time

If you have not already, you are probably in the midst of preparing your tax return. It is one of the automatics in life. It is already painful enough, but now you have to worry about the risks of someone filing your return before you do? According to BNA, The IRS...