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The Truth About Identity Theft
     

The Truth About Identity Theft

by Steve Weisman
 

This Element is an excerpt from The Truth About Avoiding Scams (9780132333856) by Steve Weisman. Available in print and digital formats.

 

Preserve your good name! Learn how to prevent, recognize, and halt identity theft--the nation’s #1 scam!

 

Identity theft is and will be for the foreseeable future number

Overview

This Element is an excerpt from The Truth About Avoiding Scams (9780132333856) by Steve Weisman. Available in print and digital formats.

 

Preserve your good name! Learn how to prevent, recognize, and halt identity theft--the nation’s #1 scam!

 

Identity theft is and will be for the foreseeable future number one among scams. More than a third of all fraud complaints to the Federal Trade Commission are for identity theft. In 2006, 14 million Americans were victimized. Identity theft is an attractive growth industry in the criminal world. It is easy to accomplish and difficult to catch....

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132658386
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
11/30/2010
Series:
FT Press Delivers Elements
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
15
File size:
200 KB

Meet the Author

Steve Weisman hosts the nationally syndicated radio show A Touch of Grey, heard on more than 50 radio stations. He has been an award-winning talk show host and commentator for over 20 years. A member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, he specializes in estate planning, probate, and elder law. He has taught at the University of Massachusetts, Curry College, and Boston University, and is now an adjunct faculty member at Bentley College. A legal editor and columnist for Talkers Magazine, he writes on legal matters for publications ranging from The Boston Globe to Playboy. Weisman has earned a Certificate of Merit from the American Bar Association for excellence in legal journalism, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court. His books include A Guide to Elder Planning and 50 Ways to Protect Your Identity and Your Credit.

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