Identity Protection Programs:

Do you know just how complex the crime of Identity Theft is? Here are a few videos, to let you know what criminals can do to you, your spouse, and even kids:

Child ID Theft: Social Security Numbers Stolen Before Birth!

Driver's License Theft: YOU could go to jail if your Driver's License is stolen!

Employment Identity Theft: Wipes Out Your Social Security, and HUGE IRS Bill!

Medical Identity Theft: Mom has authorities threaten to take her kids!

Parents Learn Dead Child's Identity is Stolen! Tax Identity Theft Problem Growing!

This is a video of the ID Theft Solutions Overview for ID Shield.

The following compares the various ID Theft plans.

LifeLock (see site for details):

  • 30-day risk-free trial
  • Monitors 3-bureau credit reports, applications, credit cards, SSN, driver's license, address change, credit card and bank account activity, investment accounts, sex offender registry, court records
  • $1,000,000 guarantee
  • Equifax credit scores monthly; 3-bureau credit reports & scores annually
  • Thorough identity theft protection and 3-bureau credit report monitoring; annual 3-bureau credit reports and scores; monthly Equifax credit scores; may be costly even with 10% discount

Experian (see site for details):

  • Free 30-day trial membership
  • Monitors 3-bureau credit reports, credit applications, SSN, driver's license, passport, non-credit loans, address change, credit card and bank account activity, sex offender registry, court records
  • $1,000,000 insurance
  • Experian credit scores daily; 3-bureau credit reports & scores quarterly
  • Experian CreditLock feature combined with competitive pricing