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Aug 16, 2006

SEC ID theft advice to online traders

The US Securities and Exchange Commission piece Online Brokerage Accounts: What You Can Do to Safeguard Your Money and Your Personal Information warns those trading their stocks and shares online to beware identity theft. It's unusual to see the three main types of control laid out so clearly: eight tips on how to avoid being scammed (preventive controls) offer sound advice, as do the two on identifying that you have been scammed (detective controls) and three on how to resolve such issues (corrective controls).
More identity theft links