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Identity Theft and Children

By on August 17, 2016 in Identity Theft
Identity Theft and Children

Every child is born with perfect credit. Babies don’t owe anybody money, they aren’t behind on any bills and there are no collections agencies breathing down their backs. Heck, children can’t even legally sign for a loan or contract until they’re 18. So why should you worry about identity theft on your children? Identity thieves […]

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Children Are At Risk For Identity Theft

By on August 12, 2016 in Identity Theft
Children Are At Risk For Identity Theft

Something I’ve never been able to understand is why you need to provide a child’s social security number to a school. After all, they’re not being paid to attend! The school systems have gotten lazy and started using children’s SSN as identification numbers. I’m not sure when this started – at least back in the […]

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Child Identity Theft Stories

By on March 5, 2012 in Identity Theft

Here’s a nicely written article published by the New York Times in July 2007 about child identity theft.  Thieves like to target children because their  credit files are never checked.  As parents, we think it’s not important. Even before identity theft became so prominent in the 21st century, identity thieves started targeting children. Now that […]

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Child Identity Theft Happens

By on March 21, 2008 in Identity Theft

Stealing the identity of a child is nothing new. It’s been happening for years. Here’s a link to a news story about a man who stole a child’s identity when she was 8 years old. She never knew about it until she was in her 20’s and tried to turn on utilities in Kentucky. At […]

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Keep Your Kids Safe

By on September 27, 2007 in Identity Theft

Child safety help and info is the theme of this site. We’ll be adding to it on a regular basis.

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