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 Identity Theft
By: Darin "Sid" Cameron, CRS
Thu, Jan 6th, 2005 3:45 am

It can't be stressed enough that the one thing which stands between you and buying a home is your credit rating. While browsing other real estate blogs today, I found an article by the FTC on identity theft posted on several sites (apparently a real estate news feed somewhere must of just published it). Anyway, it was a great article, and deserves to get another mention here.

You can find the article at:
Federal Trade Commission posts identity theft information

Other resources and sites of interest would be:

My favorite book on the subject (which is old and out of print) is titled, "Privacy for Sale" by Jerry Rothfeeder. I snagged a copy of it a few years ago. I'm pretty sure larger libraries would have copies of it. The book was written pre-internet, so there's a lot of "excitement" about what can be done (which is now common place today).

References: Unfortunately I can't remember all the sites I saw this referenced on, however was one of them.

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Darin "Sid" Cameron spent 15 years working in the technology industry which in 1998 relocated him to St. Louis. In 2004 he took over web development tasks for Kimberly's real estate team and later became the full-time Marketing and Operations Director in 2005. In 2011 Sid launched two brokerages, The Realty Store, Inc. and Realty Referral Partners, Inc, while continuing to perform marketing and operations for Kimberly's team. Sid holds a real estate broker's license in Missouri, CRS certification and was the first CyberStar in the St. Louis area.
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