identity theft

How Vulnerable to Identity Theft Are Illinois Residents?
Identity theft is, unfortunately, one of those terms that we've become all-too-familiar with over the last couple of decades. Major breaches of security involving some of the world's biggest retailers have made headline news, with millions of people finding out that their information has b…
How Vulnerable Are Illinoisans to Identity Theft and Fraud?
December begins National Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness Month, and those of us who live in Illinois should pay close attention to the warnings and cautions that we'll be hearing about throughout the holiday season. Why? Because Illinois is ranked #2 overall out of 50 states for id…
Customer Confronts Barista Over Stolen Card
It's not like we haven't been warned. We've all seen the public service announcements about credit card theft, identity theft, and other ways that some have discovered to separate us from our hard-earned money. We've been warned, but how do you go about stopping it from happening…