One of the more popular crimes in our modern world is identity theft. When criminals steal your personal and financial information to use for their own gain it can leave you with debt, bad credit, and damage your name and reputation. As we rely more on computers and online services, your... Read More
Being a victim of identity theft can be devastating to your personal and financial well-being. In the slideshare below, learn about the different types of identity theft and what you should do if it happens to you.
If you’ve been the victim of identity theft and need the help of an experienced... Read More
It can be frustrating dealing with creditors and credit bureaus when you have issues with your credit report. Especially if there is still inaccurate information listed on your credit reports. In the video below, consumer advocate attorney Howard Silver briefly explains what you should do if this... Read More
If you’ve been the victim of identity theft you may be wondering what you can do to stop additional use of your information. This is very serious as you want to stop the illegal use of your personal information right away. In the video below, consumer advocate attorney Howard Silver explains a few... Read More
If you've been the victim of identity theft, or suspect there has been fraudulent activity on one or more of your credit accounts, you can place a fraud alert on your credit report with one of the three major credit bureaus: Equifax, TransUnion, or Experian. The company you contact must give notice... Read More
One of the most important steps after you've been the victim of identity theft is filing a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The FTC uses the Identity Theft Complaint Form to help detect and establish patterns of illegal conduct, which leads to the prosecution of wrongdoers.... Read More
It can be hard to know how to protect yourself as a consumer. In the video below, consumer advocate attorney Howard Silver explains a couple simple steps you should always take when dealing with contracts and agreements.
If you believe you’ve been the victim of consumer fraud, call the Law Offices... Read More
Buying a car can be a stressful experience. Even worse is when your new car turns out to be defective in some way. Whether your new car shows signs of defect immediately or later in time, you may have legal recourse to seek compensation or get a new car. If you’re unsure if you have a case, take... Read More
If you have outstanding debt and are being harassed by creditors, you may be able to take legal action against them. In the video below, consumer advocate attorney Howard D. Silver explains how he can help you in this situation.
If you need help with a creditor, contact the Law Office of Howard D.... Read More
Credit is an important part of every adult’s financial health. If you find a mistake on your credit report you may not know what the proper steps are to rectify the situation. In the video below, consumer protection lawyer Howard Silver explains the first thing you should if you find errors on your... Read More
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