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Michael Rapp

Kansas Mayor Victim of Harassment & Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying and harassment can happen to the best of us—even Valley Falls, Kansas Mayor Charlie Stutesman. Stutesman has come under fire recently after blogger Jason Wade Taylor wrote an article accusing Stutesman of posting inappropriate and vulgar content on Twitter.
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Michael Rapp

Report: Identity Theft Up 20%

A new report from the Identity Theft Resource Center claims that breaches of personal data are up 20% in 2014. The cybercrime research group defines a personal data breach as any instance of one’s personal information, such a Social Security number or medical record, is compromised by criminals.
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Michael Rapp

Consumers Suffer from False Credit Reports

A recent article in the New York Times details the accounts of many consumers who claim that their credit reports from Experian contained misinformation. While false credit reports may not seem like the biggest deal to some, many consumers suffered harsh, and in some cases, life-altering consequences as a result of the reports.
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Michael Rapp

You may never know your Identity has been stolen, unless…

Identity theft has become an increasingly annoying thorn in the side of many consumers nationwide. Annually there are about 10 million new victims, about 3% of the United States’ population, and the identity thieves have been able to successfully adapt to the obstacles that the FTC has put in place to stop them.
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Michael Rapp

Are Groupon Vouchers reliable?

Did you know that Groupon, in effort to extinguish bad publicity, has made their daily deal vouchers everlasting. When Groupon was sued because their vouchers did not meet the 5 year expiration date, that is legally put on gift cards, they decided to go beyond expectations and made their vouchers without an expiration date at all.
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Michael Rapp

Debt collectors using new shady tactics…

Debt collectors have begun filing law suits against their debtors in hopes that they won’t show up to court. Instead of calling or talking to their debtors in person, they are using new questionable tactics that you need to watch out for. In many cases most of the people being sued don’t even know they are being sued, and end up with their wages seized and bank accounts frozen without a say in the matter.
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Michael Rapp

For Many Consumers, Identity Theft Can Have Snowball Effect

A recent article on Today.com details the struggles of many consumers who have been victims of identity theft. For some victims of identity theft, the pain and suffering ends with a call to their credit card company to report fraudulent charges. A new card is then issued, and in most instances, consumers are not held liable for bogus charges.
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Michael Rapp

Who are you and why are you asking me for money?

Imagine this: An unfamiliar company name pops up with a past due account on your credit report; a letter arrives in the mail from a debt collection firm saying you owe money to a company you’ve never heard of; you’re served with a summons to court saying you’re being sued for a debt by a company you have never heard of…
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