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Author: Lydia B. Parnes
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: its, theft
Number of Pages: 36
Published: 2007-08-01
ISBN-10: 142231524X
ISBN-13: 9781422315248

The Fed. Trade Comm. (FTC) has issued this document to help raise awareness of identity theft. It explains how you can minimize your risk of identity theft by managing your personal information cautiously. Contents: How Identity Theft Occurs; How Can You Tell If You¿re a Victim of Identity Theft?; Getting Your Credit Report; Managing Your Personal Information; A Special Word About Social Security Numbers; Active Duty Fraud Alerts; If Your Personal Information Has Been Lost or Stolen; Identity Theft Victims: Immediate Steps; Fraud Alerts; Identity Theft Reports; For More Information; & FTC Pri
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Author: Richard M. Stana
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: data, needed, existing, awareness, theft, greater, identity
Number of Pages: 76
Published: 2003-09
ISBN-10: 0756726352
ISBN-13: 9780756726355

Reviews Fed. & state efforts to address identity theft, which has been characterized by law enforcement (LE) as the fastest growing type of crime in the U.S. Provides info. on: LE results (such as examples of prosecutions & convictions) under the Fed. Identity Theft Act; LE results under state statutes that, similar to the Fed. act, provide state & local LE officials with the tools to prosecute & convict identity theft criminals; the means used to promote cooperation or coordination among Fed., state, & local LE agencies in addressing identity theft crimes that span multiple jurisdictions; & a
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Author: James R. White
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: related, theft, problems, needs, effectiveness, assess, identity, resolve, irs, administration, implemented, initiatives, detect, prevent, tax
Number of Pages: 37
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437924050
ISBN-13: 9781437924053

Identity thieves may use a taxpayer's name and social security number to fraudulently claim a refund or gain employment. This creates tax problems for the innocent taxpayer when the IRS discovers a duplicate refund claim or unreported wage income. IRS is revising its strategy for preventing, detecting, and resolving identity theft-related tax problems. This report: (1) describes the extent of identity theft-related refund and employment fraud; (2) assesses IRS's actions to prevent and resolve such problems; and (3) describes IRS's identity theft- related coordination with other agencies. The a
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Author: Lynn Langton
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: theft, identity, victims
Number of Pages: 20
Published: 2011-04-01
ISBN-10: 1437944191
ISBN-13: 9781437944198

Approximately 11.7 million persons, representing 5% of all persons age 16 or older in the U.S., were victims of one or more types of identity theft within a two-year period. The most common type of identity theft, experienced by 6.2 million people during the two-year reporting period, was the unauthorized use of an existing credit card account. This report is based on data from the 2008 Identity Theft Supplement (ITS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). From January to June of 2008, the NCVS-ITS collected data from persons who had experienced one or more attempted or successful
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Author: Daniel Bertoni
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: vulnerabilities, information, remain, congressional, testimony, identifiable, personally, theft, governments, acted, protect, identity
Number of Pages: 24
Published: 2009-11
ISBN-10: 1437918239
ISBN-13: 9781437918236

The loss of personally identifiable information, such as an individual's Social Security number, name, and date of birth can result in serious harm, including identity theft. Identity theft, a serious crime that impacts millions of individuals each year, occurs when such information is used without authorization to commit fraud or other crimes. While progress has been made protecting personally identifiable information in the public and private sectors, challenges remain. This testimony summarizes: (1) the problem of identity theft; (2) steps taken at the fed., state, and local level to preven
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Author: Erich Kolig
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: globalism, asia, nationalism, ethnicity, crossroad, civilisations, identity
Number of Pages: 263
Published: 2010-02-15
ISBN-10: 9089641270
ISBN-13: 9789089641274

Based on multi-disciplinary studies conducted in Asia (India, Bhutan, China, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, New Zealand), this volume on Identity in Crossroad Civilisations: Ethnicity, Nationalism and Globalism in Asia demonstrates how identity is defined, negotiated and conceptualised in response to increasing globalisation in the region. Asian expressions of identity reflect, in many ways, their adaptability to the changing economic, political and social climates and at the same time question Samuel Huntington's popular yet controversial thesis on the clash of civilisations. This book also en
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Author: R. Bryce Workman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: search, identity, uniforms, service, park, national
Number of Pages: 97
Published: 1994-02
ISBN-10: 0788187910
ISBN-13: 9780788187919

The first uniforms to grace the national park (NP) system were worn by soldiers, who started to protect Yellowstone Park in 1886. The Army took Sequoia and Yosemite NP under their wing in 1890. When the parks and forest reserves were separated in 1905 and the latter were given uniforms, the civilian "scouts" or park rangers gave serious thought to their own identity. The Interior Dept. began to develop a uniform for the NP rangers, which changed over the years and in various parks. This is the story of the struggle by these early rangers as they tried to convince the bureaucracy to let them es
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