The holiday season is known for good times, good cheer, and goodwill. Sadly though, it also represents a prime opportunity for those looking to make an extra buck by scamming unsuspecting shoppers. Now, we’re doing a lot of our shopping online—it’s convenient, less expensive, and certainly less of a hassle. Unfortunately, this doesn’t decrease the […]
For some time now, we’ve been talking about identity theft. As consumers and present and future business owners, it is the crime we’re perhaps more afraid of because of the significant risks it presents and the frequency at which it occurs—in 2012, more than 12 million people were victims of some form of identify fraud.