My mother in law gave me and my husband permission to use her credit card. We were making the payments on them until the economy turned so bad, we couldn’t afford the payments. She suggested a debt settlement company which didn’t pan out at all, cost us more in fees than what they did for […]
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Say my SSN was stolen. How many credit cards could someone open?
Lets say the person had all my info. How much damage could he rake up in credit cards and whatnot? Since an 18 year old has no credi history, is he or she in danger of a lot of damage?
If you have little money in your bank, but have a good credit score, can people still steal a lot of money from you? If you have little money are you less likely to be a victim? What I mean by steal a lot of money with you, I mean can they just start up […]
My family & I are victim of Identity theft. They got hold of our check books, opened credit cards, stole drivers licence, used our social, knows our date of birth. Many credit card accounts were opened even under a dead family members name. We keep sending death certificates to credit card companies. Our accounts went […]
like say your spouse’s identity was stolen, could your’s get stolen as well? or would that be more likely to happen if you have joint credit cards, bank accts, other kinds of accts, etc.? any info is appreciated!
I owe a substanstial amount on credit cards 30K which I can no longer make payment. There is this debt settlement company that says they will settle my account for %45 there fees included? It will be in a 3 year payment plan. Is this all some sort of a scam? Has anyone had experience […]
I don’t know what to do. My wife ran off / disappeared after 19 1/2 years of marrage, home burns down 7 days later and I find she stole 40,000 dollars of my deceased fathers re-instated credit cards! I am divorcing her (due to the fact that I want to separate ME from the fraud […]
Hey, I am thinking of going into a business with someone, unfortunately the business only accepts credit cards, if somebody buys things from the store with a lost/stolen card, will they hold the merchant responsible and do a charge back?
Let’s say someone was offered a Business line of credit, when they didn’t own a business, or were not However, they desperately needed a safety net. And this person took care of the safety net the best he could, and is still trying to pay the debts incurred. Then a few years down the line, […]
Alright well heres the story. My fiance mother has ran up 6 credit cards in his name. And 1 utility. It totals up to over 5,000 dollars. Well we tried working with her and asked her to take care of it. She said she did. Then today a lawyer called us because of one of […]
I need some help. I’m 22 years old. Three years ago Experian put over 0,000 in debt, that did not belong to me, onto my credit report, the debt belonged to somebody with a similar name who lived in the same town as me. Needless to say my credit limit on my credit card got […]
There are various services (I think Lifelock is one) that supposedly make it impossible for you to be a victim in the first place. How reliable are these places? How do they prevent identity theft? What is the best service to use? Also, there is a section on the credit report, that shows all credit […]
i have heard of this problem a lot lately and credit cards ssn cards internet medical records and many other things are at risk what should i do to prevent this or fix it if i soon find my credit gone down the drain the one with the most valid info or experience gets the […]
I know they can open credit cards and stuff like that but how bad could it get and how do they do that without getting caught. I would think it would be hard but its a lot easier then i thought.
my ex and i were living together from sep to jan. he put his hands on my many times. on november he got charged with kidnappping me, and assult and battery. january i got tired of him and kicked him out. theres alot police reports of everything he did to me. on february we were […]
What are some of the most effective ways to protect yourself from identity theft? Can you make it harder for yourself to get approved for credit cards or anything? What have you done?
If someone charges up stuff on someone else’s credit cards, is it not possible to simply call the bank and say you did not charge it ? How can someone steal your identity and charge up stuff on your credit and that still screw up your credit? where is the protection for consumers?
I was in a 2 year residential program with no outside contact or computers and left everything behind with him because he was abusive and upon graduating found out 2 credit cards were issued in my name and maxed out. He was the only one who had my info. I alerted the credit bureaus but […]
my friend was overseas and met a woman he was just sort of having a "casual" relationship with, if you know what I mean.. anyway she was a pain in the butt and he ended it soon.. then she says she is pregnant! he tried to do the right thing and he married her, of […]
and should someone in the military (19 yrs old, no credit cards) get lifelock?
Its a long story please hear me out Ok so my grandfather promised me 1st year of colleges tuition on a birthday card that he signed. My mother paid my tuition with two separate credit cards and expected the money reimbursed He gave us trouble with sending the check as if he didnt trust us. […]