Cheapism: Budget paper shredders can help fight ID theft

Scammers have lately used malicious software to pilfer credit card information from cash registers around the country. More than 1,000 U...

Identity theft rises as crooks get more creative

An estimated 13.1 million Americans were victims of ID theft-related fraud last year. That’s up more than 500,000 people from 2012. ...

Obamacare is coming, and so are the scammers 

As the debate rages over who benefits from the Affordable Care Act, one thing is becoming clear: The controversial program is a dream...

Identity theft on the rise: How to fight back

It’s a serious crime that’s getting worse. Identity thieves are stealing people’s lives for their personal gain. Victims can suffer more...

For identity theft victims, paying taxes is a nightmare

After Meghan Bach learned last year that her husband’s identity had been stolen to collect a fake tax refund, she spent perhaps 200 hours...