• BOSTON – A Worcester man, who escaped from a Puerto Rican prison 25 years ago while serving a 30-year sentence for second-degree murder, was sentenced Friday in Worcester Federal Court for Social Security fraud and aggravated identity theft.
    Jose Lopez Rosado, 51, was sentenced to six months in prison to be served concurrent to the nine- to t…

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  • Google Docs users face a new phishing scam.
    Two-factor identification can keep most people safer from identity theft. I’m constantly harping on folks – if given the choice do it! Just a better way to keep your personal information just that. Here’s the link to get started. No excuses. Click here and follow instructions.

    A new phishing scam r…

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  • IRS touts resource on identity theft.
    The IRS is infamous for lack of protecting our personal information. But at least now they are trying. Identity theft is real, and the identity theft thieves are out in force. Have you received a phone call from the IRS? It’s a scam. From The Hill:
    The IRS on Monday touted a streamlined resource on its website…

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  • Filing taxes sooner helps prevent identity theft.
    It’s tax season. Always good information to brush up. From WXOW:
    LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) – Filing taxes earlier rather than later can help prevent identity theft, and there are local options for those who cannot afford a handler fee.
    Filing one’s tax returns with the IRS eliminates the option of…

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  • Synthetic Identity Theft is Fastest Growing U.S. Financial Crime

    Coincidentally, I gave an identity theft seminar and there was much interest on the mechanics of synthetic theft. It’s tougher than the toughest ID theft cases because it’s so difficult pinning it to one person. Here’s a great article from MeriTalk.

    Synthetic identity theft has…

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  • Did you know that with medical fraud and identity theft there is no protection or ceiling limit from financial responsibility?

    A must read from “mySA”

    Medical identity theft is an increasing concern for Americans. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, 27.9% of 2018 data breaches as of mid-June are in the Medical/Healthcare cat…

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  • A US court affirms your right to flip the bird to cops

    Yes you can! There’s still humor to be found. And with LegalShield an attorney is at your fingertips.

    From The quartz:
    It’s probably not a good idea to give any authority the middle finger. But if you’re in the US and want to express yourself crudely, your right to do so has been aff…

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  • Rustys Embroidery posted an update 11 months ago

    Who is ready for a party? A great hostess gift for whaterever party you may have on your calendar.
  • Rustys Embroidery posted an update 11 months ago

    Girl Scout cookie sales have completed for 2019. Why not give a lil something to that special lil girl that did a great job selling those cookies? Give her an apron made just for her.
  • You only have as much legal assistance as you have green in your wallet! This is not only true for Louisiana but all across the United States. At LegalShield, we are doing something about it.

    From an article on Nola.com:
    Forty-seven states provide funding to help their most vulnerable citizens secure free legal assistance in civil matters. The…

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  • Rustys Embroidery posted an update 12 months ago

    Valentine’s Day has come and gone for giving gifts to your special someone. I’m sure you have other gift giving occasions coming up. I have added some new things to my inventory for you to view. Contact me if you have a birthday gift you need to get…

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  • Are you thinking of structuring your business? SCORE is one of the great resources. Are you a HBB? Check out LAUNCH.
    From the Record Eagle:
    Making and selling tie-dye T-shirts is very different than operating a canoe rental company. When considering what type of business entity to set up for your new endeavor, a key question to ask yourself is…

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  • A small town in Texas held ransom. Everyone is susceptible. Identity fraud, anti-spyware, anti-virus programs are a necessity. Are you protected to a level you need to be?

    From TechTalk:
    The City of Del Rio, Texas was infected with ransomware on January 10, 2018.  This cyber attack led to servers at City Hall being disabled and all city d…

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  • BizMeetz posted an update 1 year ago

    We have a new easier look. Is your navigate through and to sort your posts the way you want to see them. Feel free to reach out to me with your input.

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  • Cell phone carriers selling location data
    We need to turn on our cell’s Location tab in order to use Maps. But are we allowing more than Google to access our phone.
    From ConsumerAffairs:
    AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon are facing unwelcome scrutiny from Congress over their practice of selling cell phone location data to bounty hunters.

    The revelation…

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