Enjoy our roundup of stories that piqued our interest this week.

This week we tackle the following:

  • Protect Your Family from Identity Theft - The good news is simple actions can help you protect yourself from becoming victims.
  • Here’s Why Business Email Compromise Is Still Driving Executive Identity Theft - Impostors are tricking workers into sending money at an alarming rate.
  • Police To Conduct Alcohol Compliance Enforcement - Preventing underage drinking is everyone's responsibility.
  • Why Strong Authentication Fights Fraud - But consumers prefer convenience.


Retail ID

Christian Marcussen, chief information officer for Fort Knox Federal Credit Union provides five easy to implement steps to reduce the risk of identity theft for your whole family. If you haven’t already, you still can determine whether you were part of the Equifax data breach by going to Equifax Security..

Ways to help protect your family finances from identity theft


Age ID

The Reading Police Department conducts the alcohol compliance programs in Reading. Law enforcement activities related to alcohol compliance may include compliance checks at restaurants and retail locations; reverse stings; party patrols, "shoulder tap" and "Cops in Shops" programs.


Police To Conduct Alcohol Compliance Enforcement


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PYMNTS.com  explains when it comes right down to it, most people don’t bother to take additional measures fighting identify theft and data security breaches.

The reason? They don’t like dealing with complicated, frustrating logins. 

Why Strong Authentication Fights Fraud, But Consumers Prefer Convenience