“Ghosting”— Another form of identity theft

By |2020-06-05T18:58:11+00:00January 5th, 2017|Categories: Business Advice|Tags: , , , , , |

Criminals are taking identity theft to the next level by exploiting the identities of the deceased and leaving their families to deal with the consequences. The tactic is called “ghosting”. Each year, thieves steal the identities of nearly 2.5 million deceased Americans to fraudulently open credit card accounts, obtain loans and tax refunds, and get [...]