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Easy Ways To Prevent Identity Theft

You may already know that identity theft is growing in the U.S. - from enormous hacks of Target and the IRS, to cases of individual theft, identity theft getting worse every day. In fact, 7% of Americans have their identity stolen every…

How to Fight Back Against Cyberbullies

Bullies used to just corner you on the playground, push you in a locker, or spread unbelievable rumors about you. Today they take their power trips online, where they can do some real - and lasting - damage. Parents struggling to help their…

Strangest Incidents Caused by Prank Calls

Prank calls have always been a pastime for mischievous kids to ruffle some feathers without much fear of retaliation. In the early days of the phone (and thus, the days of prank calling), the pranksters often actually worked at the…

What is in a Criminal Record?

A criminal record is a fairly generic term that is used to describe a person’s recorded interactions with law enforcement and the criminal justice system. Various kinds of information make up someone’s criminal record.  When someone uses…