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Anyone ever have their identity stolen?

if yes what happened? did you get reimbursed?

 
lizzybee44

Asked by lizzybee44 at 12:34 PM on Jul. 4, 2011 in Money & Work

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  • Yes, I did...2 women from Michigan somehow got my debit number, turned it into gift cards and went to town...after investigation by Bank o f America I did get everything back...they weren't that bright though..they had lunch at Taco Bell...obviously not pros and not too smart :)
    calliesmommie

    Answer by calliesmommie at 12:39 PM on Jul. 4, 2011

  • @tspillane....I am also very cautious...and we also HAD lifelock...discovered it was a waste of money and they were involved in a lawsuit for not properly protecting people :)
    calliesmommie

    Answer by calliesmommie at 1:33 PM on Jul. 4, 2011

  • No, I never have and I thank the Lord it has never happened because I have heard so many horror stories. My husband and I use LifeLock to protect our identities. Any one else use LifeLock?
    maggiebgood

    Answer by maggiebgood at 12:37 PM on Jul. 4, 2011

  • Nope, I'm very cautious about my private info. We also use Lifelock.
    tspillane

    Answer by tspillane at 12:45 PM on Jul. 4, 2011

  • Yes, my mother stole my identity and bought cell phones, ordered thing online; which I was reimbursed for. But finger hut wrote a letter saying I was still responsible even after giving them proof I didn't receive the item. I was told because the person because the person was related to me I will be held responsible.
    suzzanna

    Answer by suzzanna at 1:00 PM on Jul. 4, 2011

  • finger hut?
    lizzybee44

    Comment by lizzybee44 (original poster) at 1:07 PM on Jul. 4, 2011

  • Sorry for the typos im on my phone and yes someone from finger hut wrote me a letter
    suzzanna

    Answer by suzzanna at 1:13 PM on Jul. 4, 2011

  • I heard lifelock inst even that good as in what they actually do you can do yourself. All they do is put you on a no spam list every 3 months so you wont get thoese "you pre approved" letters, and get your annual credit report. Is that true?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:34 PM on Jul. 4, 2011

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