…IN THE NEWS   

Here are some of the latest news releases from around the country… One thing is for sure, you can never go a day without hearing or reading about Identity Theft,  It is truly a phenomina that has gone rampid.

 


 

Alicia McAteer was featured on the CTV Newshour August 23rd/08. Alicia has just co-written a book with me called “Memories of a Stolen Life”. This book is about to be released as part of the book “STOLEN LIVES”. . Watch for an announcement in the newsletter as well as on this site.  

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September: PoMo followed green garbage lead
Tri-City News – Port Coquitlam & Port Moody,BC,Canada
Citadel Heights is again the target of mail theft, prompting growing concerns around identity theft. The Port Coquitlam neighbourhood was the scene of 

Beware: Phishing scam artists get personal on Facebook
TheChronicleHerald.ca – Halifax,Nova Scotia,Canada
“The thieves are always looking to exploit the latest vulnerability in the system,” says Scott Mitic, identity theft expert and CEO of TrustedID. 

Scammers using poor economy to prey on victims
Metro Canada – Vancouver – Vancouver,Canada
 Canada Revenue Agency and are tricked into passing along personal information. Pasacreta said 1.7 million Canadians were the victim of identity theft in 

Beware of scam
Miramichi Leader – Miramichi,New Brunswick,Canada
“You want to steer clear of the potential for identity theft, or credit card fraud, or anything like that. So if you don’t know the person on the other end 

 

‘Very plausible identity‘ can be made with stolen passport info: prof
CBC.ca – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
They probably contain every fact about your life, everything you could possibly need to create a very, very plausibleidentity,” said identity theft expert 

Over 41 Million Abandoned Online Accounts are Vulnerable to ID 
Canada NewsWire (press release) – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
The more people divulge and leave online, the greater the potential threat for fraud and identity theft.” Canadians appear to be neglecting these inactive 

ID theft feared with new BC driver’s licences
Vancouver Sun – British Columbia, Canada
And Canada’s privacy commissioner Jennifer Stoddart says she fears the cards may leave people vulnerable to similar breaches of privacy, which could allow 

   

 

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