7 Identity Theft Protection and Prevention Tips

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A Look at President Bush’s Track Record With Identity Theft

During his tenure as President, Bush has been criticized on many issues ranging from his handling of the economy to the War in Iraq. While the focal point of many policies has been the “war against terrorism,” many Americans are waging a war of a different sort. They have fallen victim to a fast- growing crime and are fighting an enemy that is well- equipped and full of surprises. The crime is identity theft and its menacing presence is more common today than at any point during the information age.

Facts about Identity Theft 2000-present:

In 2001, identity theft was directly involved in more than 40 percent of the consumer complaints received by the Federal Trade Commission, a figure that was approximately double the number received in the previous year.

Also reported 2001, there was an alarming increase in identity theft involving social security numbers. This crime had increased 500 percent in only four years.

In 2002, Identity theft crime was directly involved in losses totaling more than $ 1 billion annually for the bank industry. During the same period, individual identity theft victims lost an average of $ 18,000 each.

In spite of these dramatic increases, only one in three convicted identity theft thieves ever went to prison.

What laws has President Bush signed to reduce the instances of identity theft and its consequences?

One law that has been passed is The Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act, December 2003. The provisions of this law include:

* Requires merchants to delete majority of credit card numbers used to transact business online, leaving only the last five digits visible on all receipts

* Creates a National System of Fraud Detection, making it possible for consumers to report identity theft quickly and painlessly with one phone call, which then issues a nationwide alert.

* Entitles consumers to one free credit report annually from each of the 3 main credit reporting agencies.

Another law that helps punish purveyors of identity theft is The Identity Theft Penalty Act, July 15, 2004. This law:

* Identifies a new crime now known as “aggravated identity theft”

* Adds two years to all prison sentences for those criminals convicted of identity theft who used stolen credit cards or personal information in commission of the crime.

How are these laws going to discourage Identity Theft crimes?

According to Betsy Broder, assistant director for the Federal Trade Commission’s Division of Planning and Information, “The law will make it more likely that thieves are prosecuted. A prosecutor is less likely to bring a case if they’re not going to get any serious jail time when they get a conviction.”

In May, 2006, another step was taken to prevent identity theft when an executive order was issued, creating the nation’s first identity theft task force. Chaired by the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission Chair, this task force was designed to assist law enforcement in carrying out its investigations and prosecution of identity theft crimes and criminals. It also called on more public awareness and education on ways for individuals and businesses to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft crimes.

When the Identity Theft Penalty Act was signed into law, President Bush stated: “The crime of identity theft undermines the basic trust on which our economy depends. When a person takes out an insurance policy, or makes an online purchase, or opens a savings account, he or she must have confidence that personal financial information will be protected and treated with care. Identity theft harms not only its direct victims, but also many businesses and customers whose confidence is shaken. Like other forms of stealing, identity theft leaves the victim poor and feeling terribly violated.

But the losses are not measured only in dollars. An identity theft thief can steal the victim’s financial reputation. Running up bills on credit card accounts that the victim never knew existed, the criminal can quickly damage a person’s lifelong efforts to build and maintain a good credit rating. Repairing the damage can take a great deal of time, effort and money to correct. Government has a responsibility to protect citizens from these crimes and the grief and hassle they cause. It’s a solemn responsibility of our government. I want to thank the members of Congress for recognizing that responsibility.”

Many members of congress and representatives of various consumer interest groups have been pushing for laws to protect the public from identity theft and to severely punish perpetrators of this crime. Senator Dianne Feinstein has been a champion for reforms and tougher laws for identity theft criminals. She is fully aware of the problems caused by identity theft and she knows how easy it is to have your identity stolen. Feinstein said: “At a hearing, a police officer from Washington D.C. came forward and gave me a phony credit card that he’d gotten in my name. He showed how is easy it was. He’d gotten it that morning. I still have it in my desk.” Perhaps if more politicians had a reminder handed to them like Feinstein did, in the form of a credit card obtained in their name, they would pass more legislation to protect a consumer’s personal information and identity when conducting business online or simply when reading email messages.

One simple measure that would prevent part of the problem would be the outlawing of the use of Social Security Numbers as an identifier/personal id for everything from a Driver’s License, insurance policy, or medical record. The use of Social Security numbers is one of the primary reasons that identity theft is so prevalent in the United States. Likewise, the lack of a Social Security number is the reason identity theft doesn’t occur in other countries to the extent it does in the U.S. While consumers are encouraged to take the necessary steps to reduce the instances of identity theft, it is still important that the government also take an active role by passing laws with appropriate penalties for this crime and by taking preliminary actions to protect consumers and businesses from identity theft before it happens.

Lisa Carey is a contributing author for Identity Theft Secrets: prevention and protection. You can get tips on Identity theft protection, software, and monitoring your credit as well as learn more about the secrets used by identity thieves at the Identity Theft Secrets blog.

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The Hope Diamond
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The Hope Diamond…

The history of the stone which was eventually named the Hope diamond began when the French merchant traveller, Jean Baptiste Tavernier, purchased a 112 3/16-carat diamond. This diamond, which was most likely from the Kollur mine in Golconda, India, was somewhat triangular in shape and crudely cut. Its color was described by Tavernier as a "beautiful violet."

Tavernier sold the diamond to King Louis XIV of France in 1668 with 14 other large diamonds and several smaller ones. In 1673 the stone was recut by Sieur Pitau, the court jeweler, resulting in a 67 1/8-carat stone. In the royal inventories, its color was described as an intense steely-blue and the stone became known as the "Blue Diamond of the Crown," or the "French Blue." It was set in gold and suspended on a neck ribbon which the king wore on ceremonial occasions.

King Louis XV, in 1749, had the stone reset by court jeweler Andre Jacquemin, in a piece of ceremonial jewelry for the Order of the Golden Fleece (Toison D’Or). In 1791, after an attempt by Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette to flee France, the jewels of the French Royal Treasury were turned over to the government. During a week-long looting of the crown jewels in September of 1792, the French Blue diamond was stolen.

In 1812 a deep blue diamond described by John Francillion as weighing 177 grains (4 grains = 1 carat) was documented as being in the possession of London diamond merchant, Daniel Eliason. Strong evidence indicates that the stone was the recut French Blue and the same stone known today as the Hope Diamond. Several references suggest that it was acquired by King George IV of England. At his death, in 1830, the king’s debts were so enormous that the blue diamond was likely sold through private channels.

The first reference to the diamond’s next owner is found in the 1839 entry of the gem collection catalog of the well-known Henry Philip Hope, the man from whom the diamond takes its name. Unfortunately, the catalog does not reveal where or from whom Hope acquired the diamond or how much he paid for it.

Following the death of Henry Philip Hope in 1839, and after much litigation, the diamond passed to his nephew Henry Thomas Hope and ultimately to the nephew’s grandson Lord Francis Hope. In 1901 Lord Francis Hope obtained permission from the Court of Chancery and his sisters to sell the stone to help pay off his debts. It was sold to a London dealer who quickly sold it to Joseph Frankels and Sons of New York City, who retained the stone in New York until they, in turn, needed cash. The diamond was next sold to Selim Habib who put it up for auction in Paris in 1909. It did not sell at the auction but was sold soon after to C.H. Rosenau and then resold to Pierre Cartier that same year.

In 1910 the Hope diamond was shown to Mrs. Evalyn Walsh McLean, of Washington D.C., at Cartier’s in Paris, but she did not like the setting. Cartier had the diamond reset and took it to the U.S. where he left it with Mrs. McLean for a weekend. This strategy was successful. The sale was made in 1911 with the diamond mounted as a headpiece on a three-tiered circlet of large white diamonds. Sometime later it became the pendant on a diamond necklace as we know it today. Mrs. McLean’s flamboyant ownership of the stone lasted until her death in 1947.

Harry Winston Inc. of New York City purchased Mrs. McLean’s entire jewelry collection, including the Hope diamond, from her estate in 1949. This collection also included the 94.8-carat Star of the East diamond, the 15-carat Star of the South diamond, a 9-carat green diamond, and a 31-carat diamond which is now called the McLean diamond.

For the next 10 years the Hope diamond was shown at many exhibits and charitable events world wide by Harry Winston Inc., including as the central attraction of their Court of Jewels exhibition. On November 10, 1958, they donated the Hope diamond to the Smithsonian Institution, and almost immediately the great blue stone became its premier attraction.

The Hope diamond has left the Smithsonian only four times since it was donated. In 1962 it was exhibited for a month at the Louvre in Paris, France, as part of an exhibit entitled Ten Centuries of French Jewelry. In 1965 the Hope diamond traveled to South Africa where it was exhibited at the Rand Easter Show in Johannesburg. In 1984 the diamond was lent to Harry Winston Inc., in New York, as part of the firm’s 50th anniversary celebration. In 1996 the Hope diamond was again sent to Harry Winston Inc., in New York, this time for cleaning and some minor restoration work.

The weight of the Hope diamond for many years was reported to be 44.5 carats. In 1974 it was removed from its setting and found actually to weigh 45.52 carats. It is classified as a type IIb diamond, which are semiconductive and usually phosphoresce. The Hope diamond phosphoresces a strong red color, which will last for several seconds after exposure to short wave ultra-violet light. The diamond’s blue coloration is attributed to trace amounts of boron in the stone.

In the pendant surrounding the Hope diamond are 16 white diamonds, both pear-shapes and cushion cuts. A bail is soldered to the pendant where Mrs. McLean would often attach other diamonds including the McLean diamond and the Star of the East. The necklace chain contains 45 white diamonds.

In December of 1988, a team from the Gemological Institute of America visited the Smithsonian to grade the great blue stone using present day techniques. They observed that the gem shows evidence of wear, has a remarkably strong phosphorescence, and that its clarity is slightly affected by a whitish graining which is common to blue diamonds. They described the color as a fancy dark grayish-blue. An examination on the same day by another gemologist using a very sensitive colorimeter revealed that there is a very slight violet component to the deep blue color which is imperceptible to the naked eye. Still, one can only wonder that the original 112 3/16-carat stone bought by Tavernier was described as "un beau violet" (a beautiful violet).

The Legend Behind The Hope Diamond

This great blue diamond is perhaps the most notorious gem in history. It has left behind it a trail of so many unlucky owners that it has been popularly supposed to be cursed. The Hope was mined in India, and the 112-carat gem was brought to France in 1668. It was said that a curse rested on it, for a thief was reputed to have stolen the diamond from the eye of a statue of the Hindu goddess Sita, wife of Rama.

Tavernier, who brought the gem from India to France, sold it to Louis XIV, who had it cut into a 67-carat heart-shaped stone and named it the Blue Diamond of the Crown. Tavernier is said to have been killed by wild dogs on his next trip to India.

Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette inherited the French Blue, as it was popularly known. In 1792, about the time of their executions, the French Blue was stolen from the Garde-Meuble together with all of the French crown jewels. Some of the gems taken in this robbery were recovered, but not the Blue Diamond of the Crown.

It is intriguing to note that a gem resembling the Hope is worn by Queen Maria Louisa of Spain in a portrait painted by Goya in 1800. There are reports that the stolen French Blue was recut to its present size by Wilhelm Fals, a Dutch diamond cutter. Fals is said to have died of grief after his son, Hendrick stole the gem from him. Hendrick, in turn, committed suicide.

In 1830, there appeared in London a 44.5-carat deep blue oval-cut diamond the gem experts agree was the French Blue recut to conceal its identity. Henry Hope bought i, and since then it has been known as the Hope diamond.

The Hope moved on. An Eastern European prince gave it to an actress of the Folies Bergere and later shot her. A Greek owner and his family plunged to their death over a precipice in an automobile accident. The Turkish sultan Abdul-Hamid II had owned the gem only a few months when an army revolt toppled him from his throne in 1909.

Evalyn Walsh McLean, a wealthy and eccentric American social figure, bought the Hope diamond in 1911. Her son was killed in an automobile accident, her husband died in a mental hospital, and her daughter died in 1946 of an overdose of sleeping pills.

After Mrs. McLean’s death in 1947, New York jeweler Harry Winston purchased her jewels, including the Hope. He gave the gem to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., in 1958, no doubt with a certain sense of relief.

***When Harry Winston "gave" the Hope Diamond to the Smithsonian, he mailed it via registered mail which was delivered by the US Postal Service. The package arrived at Union Station in Washington DC via train from an overnight trip from New York City.
The package was insured for 2.00 and had postage in the amount of .90 on it.

James Todd was the USPS mail carrier who delivered the package to the Smithsonian Museum. As with so many others, the curses of anyone who handled the Hope Diamond also impacted James Todd. Shortly after delivering the package, he was injured by a truck which ran over and crushed his leg. Soon after that, Todd experienced three additional incidents: his wife had a heart attack, his dog died after getting strangled by his own leash, and lastly Todd’s house was destroyed in a fire.

Coincidence or not, the diamond seems to have brought enormous troubles in its train.

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P.S. Required much more pictures similar to this? Take a look at my < a href=" https://www.flickr.com/photos/cafecredit/" > flickr account page. In our digital world it’s much less complicated to steal the determine of somebody else with hacked accounts or forged documents. When a person does this to you, they could have taken several items of details from you such as a password to an internet site. You commonly need to collaborate with your bank to clear your name which can take time.

Verboten Photograph Taken at the Kroger SuperSecret Shop
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< img alt=" id burglary" src=" https://www.credit-report-online.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/4708820950_c80947f67e.jpg" width=" 400"/ > Image by< a href=" http://www.flickr.com/photos/99175982@N00/4708820950" > elycefeliz This early morning I was at the Kroger supermarket, and also prior to I went in, I believed I would certainly attempt taking some photos of purchasing carts in line. A woman came as well as asked what I was taking photos of- I claimed, the shopping carts. She was a worker of the shop named Brownish-yellow, and stated, Did you ask the manager? I said, No, why? She said he does not want people taking images at the store. I asked why, and she claimed she didn’t recognize, but she supplied to discover the supervisor to make sure that I can request consent, and also I said that would certainly be great.

When I was inspecting out at the register, she told me that she had actually talked to the manager, and he said that because I would certainly already taken the pictures, there was absolutely nothing he can do – he could not take my cam away …

When she duplicated that remark, I did obtain frustrated: yeah, you can not take my cam away.

I was not provided a reason why taking images was discouraged. There were no indications claiming images were banned. So it’s an additional approximate choice in a public place.

However, for him making that statement regarding taking my camera was escape of line. It demonstrates how his mind works: it happened to him, and he ‘d most likely like to take my electronic camera, or a minimum of delete the images.

I could comprehend workers being informed to watch out for thiefs or disruptive shoppers, – or people that steal buying carts, as often happens – yet at this shop, they have actually been informed to look for people taking pictures, without being informed why.

Having actually been told that they don’t desire any kind of digital photography, I could approve that. I think they ought to have offered me a legitimate factor – or even a foolish one – however I could approve that, too.

Just what I do not accept is being dealt with so suspiciously – their reasoning as well as concerns are out of whack.

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anything they want. Public areas include parks, pathways, shopping centers, and so on. Malls? Yeah. Despite the fact that it’s technically personal property, being open to the public makes it public room. Although” security “is frequently given as the reason somebody doesn’t desire you
to take photos, it’s hardly ever valid. Taking a picture of an openly noticeable subject does not comprise terrorism, nor does it infringe on a business’s profession keys. If you are tested, you do not have to describe why you are taking images.

If someone aims to seize your electronic camera and/or film, you do not need to give it to them. If they take it forcibly or threaten you, they could be accountable for things like burglary as well as browbeating. Even law enforcement policemans need a court order.< a href =" http://www.krages.com/phoright.htm" rel=" nofollow "> www.krages.com/phoright.htm< a href=" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photography_and_the_law" rel=" nofollow" >

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Photographing of privately-owned residential property that is generally open up to the public (i.e. retail) is allowed unless explicitly prohibited by published signs.

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Spy: Identification Thief
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Do You Need Identity Theft Insurance? And What Is It Anyway?

With the serious nature of identity theft, many people are turning to identity theft insurance as a method of protecting themselves from the ramifications resulting from this crime. But what exactly is identity theft insurance? Do I really need it and how much will it cost me?

Identity theft insurance coverage varies in coverage, deductible and costs, just like many other forms of insurance. In most cases identity theft insurance will cover lost wages due to time taken off work to correct or repair damages due to identity theft. However, this coverage often carries a limit, in the approximate amount of $ 2,000.00. The Privacy Rights Clearinghouse estimates that victims spend on the average the equivalent of 22 work days trying to correct the damage from identity theft.

Identity theft insurance usually also provided benefits coverage for: attorney fees (which may or may not be necessary); notarization of documents, mailing, postage, supplies, copy costs, and phone bill charges which you may incur in an effort to correct the damage done to your credit and financial reputation.

Critics of identity theft insurance claim that it is “not worth the money,” (Consumer Reports magazine, as reported on MSNBC.com) or that it does not provide enough benefits. The concerns include: identity theft insurance does not provide reimbursement for money that is stolen or for identity theft expenses that occurred because of who the “thief” was. Most commonly a family member is the culprit in the case of identity theft and in that instance most insurance does not pay benefits. A word of caution by The National Association of Insurance Commissioners is that insurance “cannot protect you from becoming a victim of identity theft and does not cover direct monetary losses incurred as a result of identity theft.” Although, an unfair criticism, some conclude that the purchase of identity theft insurance may create a false sense of security, thus consumers may not be as careful with their credit and financial information.

The cost of identity theft insurance cost varies on both the coverage and how you obtain your insurance. Identity theft insurance can range from free to approximately $ 200.00 a year depending on how you have purchased it. There are three main ways to obtain identity theft insurance:

– As a provision in your homeowners or rental property insurance
– As a service of your credit card company, bank or lender
– By purchasing it as an individual–“stand alone” policy

The first step in obtaining identity theft insurance is to contact your banks, credit cards, lenders and insurance providers. Determine what coverage you have, how much it will costs to add additional coverage or to add identity theft to an existing policy and get details of the existing provision if it exist. You may need to purchase it as a “rider’ or extra to your existing policy much like purchasing flood or earthquake insurance – but not as expensive.

In some cases credit lender; such as the credit card company, mortgage or other loan provider, provide identity theft insurance. This coverage may be free or it may require a yearly service fee through the lender. For example, American Express provides some form of identity theft insurance to its card holders free of charge; MasterCard offers it through the specific banking partners and VISA may do a combination of both options. One word of caution, make sure that the identity theft insurance covers all your existing credit, not just the one card associated with the coverage. If it only covers one card, that what happens to the remainder of your credit?

One other option is to purchase your own “stand alone” policy through most of the major insurance providers such as Nationwide, State Farm, and/or Farmers Group. If you are not using a “major” player in the insurance field be sure that the company you are purchasing from is reputable. Sometimes these are the most dangers purchases of all as they may be an effort to gain your credit information for the sole purpose of identity theft. If your insurance provider bills this coverage monthly, be sure to multiply the monthly cost by 12 to determine the yearly costs. Most importantly make sure to keep your coverage current.

Another consideration when utilizing identity theft insurance is the level of deductible. Generally the range from $ 100 to $ 250, but some may be as high as $ 1,000. The Federal Trade Commission estimates that the average victim spends less than $ 1,500 to recover from identity theft so it important to do the math and determine if your insurance premium plus deductible is a good value as well as provides the right level of protection for you and your family.

Nothing can protect you completely. It is important to follow all the basic rules for protecting your credit, identity, and financial information like: keeping your personal and credit information in a safe place, not releasing the information to others and shredding all documents. But it is also good to know that you can also have for free or purchase additional assistance in the form of coverage and monetary support during one of the most difficult financial times in your life.

Finding out about damages to your identity and credit is just the beginning. After that begins the time consuming and often frustrating process of repairing the damage and correcting the mistakes. Identity theft insurance may be your choice to help you through this expensive and frustrating task. Make sure you know what options and coverage are available to you.

Lisa Carey is a contributing author for Identity Theft Secrets: prevention and protection. You can get tips on Identity theft protection, software, and monitoring your credit as well as learn more about the secrets used by identity thieves at the Identity Theft Secrets blog

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No doubt you’ve been thoroughly briefed in this day and age about how common and disastrous identity theft is and how important it is to focus on identity theft protection. There are specific measures you should be taking, but aside from picking and choosing between them and handling everything alone, many people are finding out that there are some great identity theft prevention programs out there.

One major benefit to these programs is that you get peace of mind that your identity is being monitored for any breaches. If something unusual occurs, you are notified right away. Without this constant monitoring, it could be months before you find out, and it could be too late by then.

Anyone that has been subjected to identity theft can tell you that it can turn your life upside down. While you are indeed still yourself, identity theft causes you to feel violated, and your identity is used for a variety of business reasons. Your financial circumstances and everything you own or wish to own could be compromised. You don’t want to feel as though you’ve been uprooted.

There are different identity theft prevention programs that you can utilize, each with their own unique ideas as well as similar concepts among them. Naturally, it’s not the the alerts you want, but there also needs to be a plan of action if your identity is breached, right?

If your identity is breached, you want to be able to reach the team of professionals who can prevent damage and restore things back to normal any time of the day. Certified resolution specialists should be on your case from beginning to end, ensuring that you have no worries moving forward.

Your credit report is a huge part of your financial identity. You work hard to keep things in line, and your whole way of life could be railroaded if someone started putting dents in your credit history without your knowledge.

One thing you will encounter with these programs is different levels of packages regarding different services they provide. Everyone operates on a budget, but it’s important to pay attention to the different options and what actually fits your needs best.

Protecting your identity entails a variety of different options. Are you tired of getting those pre-approved credit card offers? If you’re not going to use them, they still keep pouring in, and others can get their hands on them. You don’t want that to happen, and these monitoring services can help work to reduce the number of those types of offers you receive.

They can also help with lost wallet protection, address change verification and court records scanning. Credit inquiries are monitored, as well as any applications for bank accounts in your name. You also get to keep good track of your credit report and score, which is good for your own reasons, too.

Identity theft protection programs are becoming more and more vital. As technology progresses and thieves keep reinventing identity theft procedures, it makes sense to ensure safety and security of your identity and finances with the help of one of these programs.
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