Business Identity Theft in Los Angeles. Part 2 of 3.
What Are Some Common Business Identity Theft in Los Angeles Schemes?
Last week we started a three part series about Business Identity Theft in Los Angeles. In today’s second part we list some examples of a variety of schemes involving the fraudulent use of company’s information, which might include the establishing of temporary office space and merchant accounts in a company’s name, or ordering merchandise or services with stolen credit card information or with bogus bank account details, or even scamming company employees or attempting to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details to get to a company’s banking or credit information;
Even old school tactics like going through a business’ trash and recycling bins for account numbers and other sensitive data might be employed for Business Identity Theftin Los Angeles.
Filing bogus documents with the Secretary of State’s office in order to change the business’ registered address or the names of directors, officers or managers of the company, which can later help thieves establish lines of credit with banks and retailers.
In the next installment, we’ll go over some helpful tips on how to prevent this from happening to your company, and avoiding being a victim of business identity theft in Los Angeles.
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