FRG TeamFanShop was a testing ground for identity thieves to try out credit card data they had stolen. The site is not active as of 2015. More »

When a consumer freezes his credit, it doesn't inherently prevent identity theft, but it makes it much more difficult for thieves, according to the Federal Trade Commission. A freeze prevents lenders from checking a cred... More »

Australia does not have a single traditional dress, uniform or costume, but an Australian national dress style has emerged based on identity, climate and lifestyle. Dress can include indigenous designs and can be charact... More »

Card Verification Value is an anti-fraud feature used in a debit and credit card for the purpose of verifying the owner’s identity. The CVV is also known as the card security code or card verification code. More »

Companies need to verify credit card information to make sure the credit card number matches the identity of the person using it, states Experian. This helps to reduce fraud and ensure that businesses are paid for produc... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending

IdentityMonitor was a program offered by Citibank that tracked a customer's Citibank credit card activity and offered free credit checks in an effort to prevent fraud and identity theft, according to Citibank. The progra... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending

Giving out credit card numbers puts consumers at risk of identity theft, especially in the form of account takeover, the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse explains. Thieves are able to use stolen credit card information to ma... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending