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‘Synthetic’ ID Theft Emerging As Fastest-Growing Type Of Consumer Fraud

A Marina del Rey man has been convicted on charges related to a rapidly-growing high-tech crime known as synthetic identity theft, according to an exclusive KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO report.


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Report: 200M SSNs Exposed In Data Breach At Experian Unit

Investigators are looking into allegations of a major data breach linked to an Orange County-based credit reporting agency, according to reports Friday.


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ProtectMyID’s 10 Tips For Identity Theft Protection

ProtectMyID’s Ken Chaplin shares his top tips to protect yourself from identity theft.

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Experian Adds Rent Payments To Credit Reports

The Experian consumer credit reporting firm has added rent payment histories to its reports.