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Putting a fraud alert to the test

Fred Williams

After someone tried to hijack my credit card, I put up a red flag in the credit system by filing an initial fraud alert. Here’s how the alert fights identity theft.
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Credit card fraud hits home – my home

Fred Williams

Suddenly hacking wasn’t an amorphous, computerized problem that affects other people. Someone out there had gone after me, personally, giving me a first-hand lesson in credit card fraud.
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