What are RFID-Blocking Wallets?

In the world of high-tech interactions and magnetized credit card strips, we have access to thousands of dollars at our fingertips – literally. With these advancements in ease and utility, however, comes the startling risk of hands-free theft. Whether you’re at the supermarket’s self-checkout terminal or simply walking through the mall, you’re a potential target […]

Medical Identity Theft Continues to Be a Threat

According to the Fifth Annual Study on Medical Identity Theft which was conducted by the Ponemon Institute, a Michigan-based data-privacy research firm, medical identity theft had increased in 2014 by almost 22 percent when compared to 2013. The survey estimated that approximately 2.3 million Americans have fallen victim to medical identity theft, an increase of almost 500,000 more victims […]

Authorities Arrest Four in East Harris County Identity Theft Ring

Deputies from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office have arrested and charged Crystal Ballinger, Cody Ligori, Tina Harrington, and Kenneth Grimet for identity theft that involved over 200 victims and 300 pieces of identifying information. The victims’ identifying information was obtained by the four suspects through purse snatchings as well as from breaking into hotel offices to steal employee applications all […]