According to an article from FBI.gov, a “stolen identity is a powerful cloak of anonymity for criminals and terrorists and a danger to national security and private citizens alike.” Almost everyone I meet has either had their identity stolen or knows someone who has been a victim of identity theft.
People have been stealing other people’s identity since Old Testament times when Abraham lied to the Egyptians, pretending to be his wife’s brother – not her husband. True, they probably would have killed him otherwise, but still. Then five hundred years later, God gave Moses the “Thou Shalt Not Steal!” commandment. You think that would have helped, but sadly, it didn’t stop everyone from stealing.
Theft of all kinds is nothing new to the FBI and other law enforcement agencies. But online identity theft and the millions of affected people made victims by hackers and cyber criminals every year have brought this crisis to everyone’s attention. Thankfully, companies like 4x Buyer Protection have been willing to help remedy the situation by providing online business owners with the ability to offer identity theft protection to their customers.
The FBI reaffirms that they have “been dealing with criminals faking IDs for decades, from check forgers to fugitives on the run. But the threat is more pervasive and the scams more sophisticated than ever, including new online elements.” Online consumers want to feel safe when they shop on your website. Having a trust seal prominently displayed by your checkout page, showing that you guarantee the safety of their identity, could give them the confidence they need to make the buying decision. That’s what 4x can give you!
There are several ways the FBI strives to protect us from identity theft, from partnering with businesses and educational entities to sharing information with individual citizens about how to stay safe. Hopefully you realize that there are still people in the world today that continually brake Moses’ commandment not to steal. If you are a business owner, sign up today to protect your customers’ identities from people like that by giving them 4xBuyerProtection.com.
Read more from the FBI here: https://www.fbi.gov/about-us/investigate/cyber/identity_theft