For the price of a cup of coffee, a criminal can buy your personal information on the Dark Web and begin stealing your identity. Despite that alarming thought, a recent AARP survey found that most people do not take basic precautions against identity fraud.
Documents containing sensitive information can leave a bread trail for scammers, potentially leading to identity theft. Spring cleaning is a good time to shred them.
Marcelo Barra, who works as a sail maker at a company in Kalihi, wants to save for retirement. But after paying bills and other family expenses, there never seems to be enough money for savings.
Someone’s identity is stolen every two seconds in the United States and older Americans account for 10 to 13 percent of those victims. Frank Abagnale knows all the tricks for stealing your identity.
Join AARP Hawaii for a Telephone Town Hall and Facebook live featuring identity theft expert Frank Abagnale on Wednesday Oct. 18 at 1:30 p.m.
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