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Tips for working with your bank, if you’re an identity theft victim

In 2006, my bank provided an identity thief posing as me, debit card approval through an unauthorized phone number. Within a few days, the thief wiped out my checking account, stealing $8,000.00 before I realized what happened. For six months, … continue reading

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Banks + Fraud = the Economic Crisis

Worth a LISTEN. Bill Moyers interviews William K. Black, the former senior regulator who cracked down on banks during the savings and loan crisis of the 1980s. The financial industry recently brought the economy to its knees. Black offers his … continue reading

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Wells Fargo Jeopardize Customers and Make Profit

It’s true Wells Fargo along with many other companies have jeopardized the personal information of hundreds of thousands of their customers through a string of security breaches and now have found a way to profit from the problem. So now, … continue reading

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Banks, phone companies identity-theft targets

Stats from story, “Banks, phone companies identity-theft targets,” in San Francisco Chronicle, Thursday, February 28, 2008 Problems at banks — Estimated complaints per $1 billion of deposits: 1) HSBC 21.3 2) Bank of America/MBNA 17.6 3) Washington Mutual/Providian 16.2 4) … continue reading

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