Fraud is the unfortunate result of most identity theft cases, where an account or financial system is misused in your name. It can be costly and it can certainly be a hassle to deal with the effects. From credit card fraud to tax fraud, we have all of the latest types of financial fraud covered so you can keep your accounts safe and secure, and deal with fraud effectively if it happens to you.
Apr 17, 2017 | Meghan Alard
A study predicts deception in auto loans may lead to increased default rates this year. Is your car loan hiding auto loan fraud committed by the dealer?
Apr 10, 2017 | Meghan Alard
Vault 7 was intended to show the ability of government agencies to spy on us, but it also reveals the high security risk of using mobile payments.
Banking, Identity Theft
Jan 30, 2017 | Meghan Alard
Consolidated Credit offers 3 easy tips to help you avoid tax ID theft for Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week. Learn how to protect your SSN and your refund.
Nov 21, 2016 | Meghan Alard
The U.S. accounts for more than 1/3 of the total reported credit card fraud cases worldwide. Here’s what Americans can do to protect their identity.
Oct 17, 2016 | Meghan Alard
If you use prepaid credit cards to avoid high-interest debt, the CFPB has some new prepaid card protections that will affect your usage and accounts.
Consumer Rights, Credit Cards
Sep 26, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Cybercrime is on the rise again. Make sure you’re financial accounts and personal data are protected by following best practices for preventing ID theft.
May 27, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
ID theft can be costly and it’s almost always a hassle to address when it happens. Consolidated Credit helps you avoid the pain of identity theft.
Apr 25, 2016 | Meghan Alard
Fraud may cause consumers to cut credit card use, particularly when it comes to shopping online, but there are ways to shop online without risking ID theft.
Credit Cards, Identity Theft
Mar 15, 2016 | Meghan Alard
Criminal identity theft charges have been brought against a San Diego jewelry store accused of illegally obtaining military service member MyPay PINs.
Identity Theft, Military
Feb 10, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Tax fraud scams are running rampant this year ahead of the 2015 income tax return filing deadline. Consolidated Credit offers four ways to stay safe.