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40 Million Card Numbers Stolen!

I am truly worried about the fastest growing crime here in US which is identity theft. This is something that I am always reminding my husband to be careful with his personal information. I read a news recently about 11 people that were charged by Federal Prosecutor for stealing Identity and the sale of more than 40 million credit and debit card numbers from at least nine U.S retailers. They said that this was one of the largest and most complex hacking and identity theft cases ever brought. Lifelock's response to this "largest ever" identity theft ring that banks and credit industries should begin taking a proactive role in protecting American consumers threatened by the increase in global ID theft. While the Department of Justice came down hard on these criminals, it’s still not enough. The crime is still increasing each year. Everyday hackers try to steal people's credit and debit numbers by using sophisticated hacking techniques that included cruising for wireless networks. That is scary, Isn't? I couldn't imagine myself or my families identity being stolen. I know it will be hard and it would take a long time to clear my name. But there is a way to protect your family from these crimes. LifeLock will help you prevent your identity from being stolen before it happens. I know how important it is to protect our identities that's why I enrolled myself in Lifelock a few months ago. Not only do I want to protect myself, but I also want to protect my family, my future and my career. Just being careful isn't enough to prevent or detect identity theft which is the fastest growing crime in the U.S. with over 9 million victims each year. Everyone needs to be Proactive and not just Reactive. At lifelock, they are trying to change all that, by being proactive and educating the consumer when no one else is. LifeLock, is an industry leader in proactive identity theft protection, they offer a proven solution that prevents your identity from being stolen before it happens.


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