Is identity theft one word?
No, it is 2 words: 1) identity; 2) theft.
How can one get in contact with a company which specializes in identity theft solutions and prevention?
Identity theft and identity fraud are crimes. To get into touch with companies specializing in identity theft solutions and prevention one could first ask for information from the United States Department of Justice. They have addresses and telephone nubers of government and non-government organisations and companies.
You should look into services such as LifeLock. For a fee they will do all the work for you and insure you up to a certain amount if you are a victim of identity theft. You might want to read up on the effectiveness of those types of services (such as from lifelock). I think this site is a good reference. The number one source of identity theft is lost/stolen wallets. Limit the information you…
Here are a few: What is the median value of goods and services obtained by identity thieves? What are the most common types of new accounts opened by identity thieves? How long do most victims spend resolving the issues caused by identity theft? What problems did consumers report as a result of being a victim of identity theft? The answers are all located on this web page, which is a summary of the 2006 Identity…
There are several websites where identity theft protection is offered as free software to download. But how do you choose just one when any of them could also install a virus on your computer that is difficult to get rid of? Go to trusted sites such as www.lifelock.com or the government upheld website www.ftc.gov for the best identity theft options and tips.