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Child Identity Theft Twitter Chat

Did you know that children are 51 times more likely than adults to be victims of ID theft*?  The truth is that over a million families have children who have been exposed by data breaches, yet many people are either not aware of the theft of children’s identity or simply do not know how to protect their kids.  The importance of this problem cannot be overstated.  The average debt of child victims is $12,000, and one recent victim had more than $700,000 in debt.  70% of thieves use child ID for credit card/loan fraud, while 23% use it for mortgage/utility fraud.  Ready to learn more?  Join us to chat with experts about this growing problem and how to keep your family safe at the…

#kIDSure Twitter Chat with Identity Guard®

When: Monday, December 12th from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. ET

Where: #kIDSure on Twitter

How: To participate please follow host @ResourcefulMom, special guests @IdentityG_Steve &@IdentityG_LindZ and sponsor @IdentityG.  You can also learn more about How to Participate in a Twitter Party.

Giveaways

-       All participants will receive three free ebooks with information about protecting yourself and your kids!

-       All participants will also receive 30 free days of Identity Guard® Total Protection℠

-       4 annual memberships in Identity Guard Total Protection (http://www.identityguard.com/our-solutions/product-comparison/total-protection) each delivered with a $25 Visa gift card that can be used towards the addition of kIDSure.

-       1 annual membership in  Identity Guard Total Protection (http://www.identityguard.com/our-solutions/product-comparison/total-protection), each delivered with a $100 Visa gift card that can be used towards the addition of kIDSure.

All the membership links will expire on Feb. 1, 2012. Giveaways open to U.S. residents only.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Open to legal residents, above age of majority in state of residence, of the 50 contiguous United States (including DC). Term: 12/12/11 8:00:00 PM ET – 9:00:00 PM ET(“Entry Period”). To Enter, entrants must: (i) be followers of @ResourcefulMom, (ii) have a valid Twitter® account as of 12/12/11 at 7:59:59 PM ET, (iii) respond to @ResourcefulMom’s questions during Entry Period, and (iv) include “@ResourcefulMom” and “#kIDSure” in response. Odds depend on number of eligible entries received. Prize: Four (4) potential winners will win one (1) year membership to IDENTITY GUARD TOTAL PROTECTION and a $25 Visa gift card (ARV: $225 per membership); and One (1) potential winner will win a one (1) year membership to IDENTITY GUARD TOTAL PROTECTION and a $100 Visa gift card (ARV: $300 per membership).  Click here for Official Rules and details. Twitter does not sponsor or endorse this promotion. Sponsor: Intersections Inc., 3901 Stonecroft Boulevard Chantilly, VA 20151-1032.

*Power, Richard. New Evidence Indicates Identity Thieves are Targeting Children for Unused Social Security Numbers. Carnegie Mellon CyLab, July 2011.

RSVP:

Planning on joining us? Let us know by adding your Twitter name and URL below (ex. @ResourcefulMom, http://twitter.com/ResourcefulMom)


Comments

  1. 1
    Shannon S
    Follow on Twitter: Byrdy1999
    says:

    can’t wait…I worry about this

  2. 2
    Sheila Vives says:

    I’ll be there !

  3. 3
    Keya
    Follow on Twitter: kpswagger
    says:

    yay!

  4. 4

    See you there! @lifeonprint

  5. 5
    Tricia Martin
    Follow on Twitter: CatchinFreebies
    says:

    Can’t wait to learn about Identity Theft and how to protect my family.

  6. 6
    Candace L
    Follow on Twitter: candacki
    says:

    Can’t wait to learn more about it! @candacki

  7. 7
    Kevin E
    Follow on Twitter: kjmaje
    says:

    I’ll be there!

  8. 8

    really looking forward to this! thanks for hosting!

  9. 9

    This is very important info I think for everyone! I have had my identity stolen and know of people who have sadly used their kids SSN’s, etc…very wrong! Looking forward to the party! Gonna invite some ppl from twitter too!

    @JoeyfromSC

  10. 10
    Carolina Dhabolt says:

    Thank you for the great opportunity! See you tonight :)

  11. 11

    Count me in!

  12. 12

    I will be there.
    @kidshusbandandi

  13. 13
    Tomi
    Follow on Twitter: 3Boys_OldLady
    says:

    Looking forward to some great info.

  14. 14

    I’ll be there

  15. 15
    Cammi Hevener
    Follow on Twitter: dreamfishing
    says:

    Looking forward to it! Always informative!!

  16. 16
    @DeftonesGirly81 says:

    Looking forward to it! Important topic!

  17. 17

    I’ll be there ready to learn

  18. 18
    LUCINDA HABEL
    Follow on Twitter: Lucinda574
    says:

    Looks to be very imformative! @lucinda574

  19. 19
    Toni Moore
    Follow on Twitter: VectoringMomma
    says:

    Tweet y’all soon! :D

  20. 20
    Toni B
    Follow on Twitter: rychepet
    says:

    Looking forward to learning anything I can! : )

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