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Monthly Archives: September 2015
We all know identity theft is a problem for adults. But did you know that according to the Federal Trade Commission, young people ages 19 to 29 are more likely to be targeted by identity thieves than any other age group? Continue reading
Millions of teenagers are headed back to college, some for the first time, and are quickly developing the skills needed to lead productive lives. But there is more to college than just academics. From alcohol-fueled off-campus parties to renting out an apartment or car via the sharing economy, students often engage in risky behavior while away!
Think wine fraud isn’t a serious concern? Think again. In 2012, California resident Rudy Kurniawan was found guilty of selling counterfeit wine, mail fraud, wire fraud, and label fraud, and sentenced to 10 years in jail. Kurniawan was adept at manipulating the system and fooled top wine experts, wine investment firms and even auction houses. Kurniawan sold millions of dollars’ worth of counterfeit wines; it is potentially the largest case of wine fraud in history. Continue reading