An Ohio schoolteacher learned about identity fraud the hard way, after he was arrested and jailed for crimes committed by an identity thief. His family turned to CyberScout for help. Find out how we restored his good name.
Don Brown's troubles began with a declined credit card at a Lowes home improvement store in May of 2010. A 57-year-old Ohio contractor, Brown had paid the bill five days earlier and knew he wasn't carrying a balance. His purchases should have been approved
Kimberly Reed panicked when a state health worker told her that her son wouldn't be eligible to renew his free health care because he made too much money. The strange part: Her son Cory* was only 2 years old. Someone had used his Social Security number to receive $548 in paychecks from a business in the Pacific Northwest. The boy had become a victim of a troubling category of identity crime: child identity theft.
Steve Fowler's identity theft scare has made him a believer in the value of fraud advocacy services from CyberScout. The president and CEO of South Carolina Credit Union League urges credit unions throughout the state to consider providing this benefit to members in light of the government breach that put three-quarters of the state's population at risk for identity theft and other types of fraud.
After a home break-in, CyberScout helps Richard Barhill put the pieces back in place.
A Florida woman learns that someone used her Social Security number to file a false tax return. Learn how CyberScout helped her get her refund ASAP.
Katie Smith didn't know what to do when thieves ran up $18,000 in fraudulent charges in her name. CyberScout helped restore her credit and good name.
Marion Steadman struggled for more than a year to clear her credit and good name until she found help on the radio from CyberScout.