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Identity Theft For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-62275-9
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312 pages
January 2010
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Introduction.

Part I: Getting the Scoop on Identity Theft.

Chapter 1: Who’s Stealing What . . . and What You Can Do about It.

Chapter 2: Mike’s Anti–Identity Theft Crash Course.

Part II: Determining Whether You’re a Victim.

Chapter 3: Smelling a Rat: Recognizing Common Signs of Identity Theft.

Chapter 4: Homing In on Financial Statements.

Chapter 5: Interpreting Your Credit Report.

Part III: Being Smart with Your Sensitive Information.

Chapter 6: Keeping Tabs on Your Personal and Business Information.

Chapter 7: Watching What You Set on the Curb.

Chapter 8: Practicing Discretion in Public Places.

Part IV: Arming Yourself against Potential Identity Theft.

Chapter 9: Avoiding Loss of Your Identity: Online Services That Can Help.

Chapter 10: Becoming Familiar with Identity Thieves’ Scams and Methods.

Part V: Safeguarding Electronic Information.

Chapter 11: Staying Safe from Online Threats.

Chapter 12: Dispensing Security with Windows XP, Vista, and 7.

Part VI: Taking Back Your Good Name.

Chapter 13: Starting the Process of Reclaiming Your Identity.

Chapter 14: Closing Compromised Accounts.

Chapter 15: Opening New Accounts.

Part VII: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 16: Ten (Or So) Tips to Make Reclaiming Your Identity Go More Smoothly.

Chapter 17: Ten Handy Resources.

Chapter 18: Ten Security Tools You Shouldn’t Be Without.

Chapter 19: Ten (Plus One) Common Scams and How to Avoid Them.

Index.

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