Tag: Identity theft

A smarter US social security card

The United States social security card dates back to 1936 and it hasn’t changed much since then. A small piece of paper the size of a ticket stub holds one’s social security number that is an American’s life line for identity verification, employment eligibility, and citizenry. The paper card is not quite up to date […]

Carriers agree to try and prevent mobile theft – but…

I imagine, like me, you probably carry your mobile phone with you all the time.  I’ve never had mine stolen, but mobile phone theft is actually a really big problem globally, but especially in the United States.  Did you know that in 2011, 42 percent of all property crimes of individuals in New York involved […]