Category Archives: Fraud Prevention

Todd Shaull

Dec 10 2014

3 Ways to Avoid Debit Card Fraud


3 Ways to Avoid Debit Card Fraud

Debit cards are used a lot, especially during the holiday season. Consider the following to reduce risk of becoming a fraud victim when making purchases with your debit card.

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Deb Guinn

Apr 02 2014

How to Avoid Online Classified Scams


Classified Ads

Recently, I’ve encountered several victims of a classified ad scam. A majority of these are college students looking for employment online through classified ad websites and have been scammed into doing work in exchange for fake checks from banks that …
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Jay Allpress

Mar 05 2014

Microsoft Discontinues Support of Windows XP and Office 2003


Windows XP

Effective April 8, 2014, Microsoft will discontinue support of Windows XP and Office 2003. If your organization has not started the migration to a newer version you will want to soon. To ensure you remain on supported versions of Windows …
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Jay Allpress

Feb 12 2014

6 Ways to Protect Yourself Online


Protect Yourself Online

Identity theft is a serious crime that can cost you time, money, lost job opportunities, and destroy credit. According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) an estimated 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year. (source: ftc.gov)

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Jay Allpress

Jan 21 2014

Credit Monitoring is Good, But It Must Be Combined With Diligent Account Monitoring


Credit Monitoring and Account Monitoring are Important for Customer Protection.

Since Target has confirmed a data breach at their store locations last month, there has been a lot of discussion about fraud and identity theft. What happened at Target stores during November 27 – December 15 is known as existing …
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