Residents and small businesses are encouraged to take an important step in identity protection by attending BBB’s Secure Your ID Day community shred and computer recycling event on Saturday, October 22 at the BBB Office parking lot in Southfield.
Because college students are so susceptible to identity theft, the Better Business Bureau recommends that they take several simple steps to help protect themselves on campus.
College students often feel they have enough to juggle when it comes to school, work and their social life. Protecting their identities and credit ratings often doesn’t make the list of their priorities. Because college […]
Authorities say a Detroit-area waitress created dozens of credit cards with information stolen from restaurant customers.
The Better Business Bureau of Detroit and Eastern Michigan and the Federal Trade Commission urges consumers to think ahead before surfing the Web on a Wi-Fi hotspot.
Over the weekend, Citigroup, Inc., Walgreens, TiVo, Inc., Capital One Financial, Best Buy, Chase Bank and other large U.S. companies became victims of data breaches after a computer hacker hacked into the client customer files of online marketer Epsilon. Information obtained by the hacker included customer names and e-mails but did not include any financial or other sensitive information.
Eastern Michigan University Thursday offered more information on the possible identity theft committed against students believed to have been committed by two former student employees.
An investigation is underway at Eastern Michigan University, where the personal information of some students was compromised.
The Better Business Bureau Monday released a list of the top 10 scams and rip-offs of 2010. Job hunters and those struggling to make money and get out of debt were common targets of fraudsters, hackers and deceptive businesses in this tough economy.
The holidays are a merry time — for identity fraudsters. The Better Business Bureau of Eastern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula lets you know how to keep your identity safe online.