Fight Back Against Identity Theft

FTC Identity Theft Protection website

Big Bear, Ca April 8, 2011 3:00 pm - Many residents in the Big Bear Valley have experience with attempted identity theft.  They may have received a phone call from a person who represents themselves as a bank or agency.  During the conversation, the caller asks for verification of a social security number.  Hopefully awareness of the risk of … [Read more...]

Identity Theft as Easy as Throwing Out Trash

Big Bear, Ca March 28, 2011 8:00 am - Your identity can be taken as easily as throwing out the trash.  In 2007, a mountain resident had her identity stolen and at least 10 different charge accounts opened in her name.  Recently, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s detectives were able to follow the trail of items purchased with these accounts … [Read more...]