Shredding the Threat of Identity Theft

Shredding the Threat of Identity Theft

There are 6 comments on the WILX-TV Lansing story from Oct 20, 2009, titled Shredding the Threat of Identity Theft. In it, WILX-TV Lansing reports that:

More than 8.3 million people are victims are victims of identity theft every year.

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Fine

United States

#1 Oct 21, 2009
Why doesn't AARP lobby D.C. with a bill that HELPS I.D. theft victims? You can shred til the cow comes home, however, if your
I.D. has been used by someone else.......and the IRS notifies you, you've been working two or more jobs, who helps the victims? No one in D.C. You must hire an attorney and CPA. The FCC recently reported ID theft complaints are climbing. Again, they don't help the rightful owner of a SS number either.
Retired

Auburndale, FL

#2 Oct 22, 2009
Personally, I am totally shocked that AARP doesn't offer ID protection. They sell just about everything else! LOL
Fine

United States

#3 Oct 22, 2009
Retired. It's probably in the works?
Retired

United States

#4 Oct 22, 2009
You better believe it "Fine." Fortunately, I cancelled my membership and demanded a refund. I just couldn't see any reason to keep paying AARP while they represent someone else (certainly not me). Such a shame...
Fine

United States

#5 Oct 22, 2009
Did you catch the letter to "Mr. Rand" AARP?
Retired

Loveland, CO

#6 Oct 23, 2009
Fine wrote:
Did you catch the letter to "Mr. Rand" AARP?
Not sure but will check - I've been running on ObamaShep overload since visiting this forum. LOL

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