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Podcast 33: Identity Theft and Identity Fraud With Terri Cullen

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On today’s Consumerism Commentary Podcast, Tom Dziubek speaks with author and columnist, Terri Cullen. Terri Cullen is the author of The Complete Identity Theft Guidebook: How to Protect Yourself from the Most Pervasive Crime in America and is a former columnist for the Wall Street Journal.

Tom Dziubek and Terri Cullen discuss identity theft and identity fraud.

Production Number: S02E07
Segment Number: 48

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Terri Cullen[00:00] Introduction from Flexo
[00:34] Interview with Terri Cullen
[00:47] An overview of identity theft and identity fraud
[01:06] How criminals steal your personal information
[02:09] Medical identity theft
[03:00] Identity theft and the internet
[04:46] Child identity theft
[05:11] Protecting yourself offline
[07:37] Company security breaches
[10:05] Knowing if your identity has been stolen
[11:02] Protecting yourself online
[12:00] Financial aggregation websites
[14:15] Facebook and social networks
[18:53] Protecting kids
[22:35] Phishing
[27:27] Social security numbers
[29:20] Reclaiming your identity
[34:23] End

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Updated December 15, 2017 and originally published December 6, 2009.

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Thanks for all this informational podcasts. Terri certainly knows her stuff.

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