Identity Theft

How to Avoid Theft and Protect Your Valuables in Large Crowds

POSTED February 15th 2018 BY Travel Writer
To avoid theft and protect your valuables when visiting tourist locations and encountering large crowds, you need to be alert to your surroundings. Tourists are an easy target because pickpockets know travelers have cash, valuables, a phone, and potentially a laptop in a backpack. A pickpocket can make thousands of dollars by stealing your wallet or your valuables. An e-thief can make even more by...
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Pickpocketing and RFID Digital Theft Increase: How to Prevent Becoming a Victim

POSTED January 24th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Pickpocketing and RFID digital ID theft are two ongoing problems affecting tourists around the world. San Francisco shows an increase in the numbers of pickpocketing. Meanwhile, one thief at Coachella allegedly pickpocketed more than 100 phones at the music festival. Thieves have even been caught on video pickpocketing victims, who fall asleep on public transportation or subways. When traveling overseas, Independent.co.uk reports pickpocketing is a major issue in...
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RFID Pickpockets – Stop’em with RFID Blocking Gear

POSTED October 18th 2017 BY Beth Williams
You may think of a pickpocket as a person that bumps into you to steal your wallet, but now there’s a different kind of pickpocketing and it’s called electronic pickpocketing. How do RFID pickpockets work, and why can they be so devastating?  Tech-savvy RFID pickpockets, which are also known as “digital thieves,” can now silently download your personal credit card information and ID data with handheld “skimming” devices,  including...
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Best and Fastest Way to Access Important Documents in an Emergency

POSTED May 18th 2017 BY Beth Williams
When planning your trip, especially overseas, you need to plan what you would do if you lost or had your important travel documents stolen.  While this might be an inconvenience domestically, once you are in another country it grows into a time-consuming and frustrating problem.  Have peace of mind knowing your contingency plan is in place.  How would you replace documents overseas – knowing that:...
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Pacsafe Secure Anti-Theft Features

POSTED March 3rd 2017 BY Travel Writer
Securing your valuables is always a concern when traveling. No one wants to lose their passport, money, or phone accidentally or to theft. Did you know that all Pacsafe products have built-in anti-theft features? Each bag was designed with the smartest features to protect your belongings by making it more difficult for pickpockets or thieves to slash your bag and steal your valuables. Having a good...
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9 Good Tips for Avoiding and Preventing Identity Theft When Traveling

POSTED February 17th 2017 BY Beth Williams
Tips for Avoiding Identity Theft while Traveling When on vacation you are soaking in the scenery and new experiences and your guard may be completely down, even just temporarily. Criminals typically take advantage of tourist’s relaxed guard and tend to specifically target them. Stay ahead of thieves by taking a few precautions and don’t fall victim to identity theft when on vacation. Identity thieves specifically...
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