This is sort of an interesting press release about how you can have your identity stolen very easily if you’re not careful.
– IdentitySweep, the leading-edge
identity fraud detection technology that scans billions of public records for
suspicious activity associated with identity fraud, today announced their
protection against gas station credit card skimming scams. As gas prices rise,
there is also rising threat of thugs skimming Credit Card information, even ATM
Cards including PIN numbers – and the gas is not the only thing that is
expensive anymore. IdentitySweep allows consumers to feel safe when using the
machines at the pump. As an early warning system that beats the traditional
credit report check, IdentitySweep scans the world wide web for credit card
numbers and personal information. They then send threat alerts to IdentitySweep
customers, notifying if any of their personal information finds its way online.
scams are impossible to detect by unsuspecting consumers, but if you forgot to
give the pump card entry slot a quick tug to make sure it’s not loose, or don’t
like to go to the cash register inside instead of using the pump, then
IdentitySweep is your next best option,” says
monitors and searches for personal information including Credit and Debit Cards
being bought and sold in hacker chat rooms around the world, stopping the
problem before it becomes one.”
also provides its users with a “risk score” that measures how much and how long
personal information might be compromised. For additional piece of mind,
IdentitySweep comes with a zero deductible $1,000,000 ID Theft Insurance policy
that reimburses the consumer for most out-of-pocket expenses from an identity
breach, including lost wages. Finally, IdentitySweep offers the “Recovery
Butler,” the most comprehensive recovery service in the market. The
service includes filling out all forms and documents, notifying credit bureaus,
placing fraud alerts, and ordering hard copy credit reports for Identity Theft
victims, along with assisting the victim in reviewing their credit files for accuracy.
IdentitySweep is easily accessible at www.IdentitySweep.com
and is available in two plans, starting at $9.95 a month. See how IdentitySweep
stacks up against its competitors: http://tinyurl.com/5b4s5t.