Category Archives: Identity Theft

RKN Global on Hackers Stealing Data from Phones

Phones and computers can be vulnerable to hackers if the manufacturers of those products do not take what seems to be an ever-growing number of steps to protect them from attack.   Hackers use increasingly sophisticated means to reach into phones and steal personal data. This means that manufacturers of devices need to do whatever […]

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RKN Global on Making Internet Searches Safer

Fraudsters often create websites that look exactly like authentic ones. For example, a fraudster may copy a charity’s website in an attempt to financially benefit from those who wish to donate money.   In the past, it may have been relatively easy to spot a fraudulent website, but criminals are now copying websites with increasing […]

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The Many Faces of Fraud

Corporate Fraud can involve a range of different activity. The perpetration of fraud can be quite complex, starting out as a small act, and continuing for months, maybe even years. Ronald K. Noble, founder of RKN Global, notes that the participants involved in corporate fraud may not have intended to commit just a few “small” […]

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The Easiest Pickings: Identity Theft of Children

Most parents are likely to be aware that there is a risk that they could fall victim to identity theft; they may not be aware, however, that their children are an even choicer target for fraudsters.  Virtually nobody checks to see if their children have a credit history, since children do not apply for credit.  […]

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Incidences of Identity Theft at Epidemic Levels

Incidences of identity theft are believed to be at epidemic levels as fraudsters are alleged to be obtaining personal information so they can apply for store cards and loans in other peoples’ names. Nearly 90,000 cases of identity theft were reported in the UK in the first six months of 2017, a 5% increase over […]

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