Protecting Your Identity on the “Dark Web”

The September 2018 issue of AARP Bulletin has an important cover story by Doug Shadel and Neil Wertheimer on how identity theft often works.  It includes advice on how the general public can make themselves less vulnerable. Please click the link to read the story.  There is no pay wall. https://www.aarp.org/money/scams-fraud/info-2018/what-is-the-dark-web.html Continue reading Protecting Your Identity on the “Dark Web”

A Type of Identity Theft You May Not Know About

At the end of this post, you’ll find a link to an article on the Bay Area Reporter’s site.  The B.A.R., as it’s nicknamed, is a weekly paper distributed free of charge in and around San Francisco.  The paper addresses LGBT issues, although the article shared here describes something more general. The alleged crime has not been proven, although a suspect is being held.  The purpose of this blog post is not to influence public opinion toward a suspect, but to encourage others to research the backgounds of their caregivers.  The allegations in this case suggest some deception may get past any … Continue reading A Type of Identity Theft You May Not Know About