protect identity and prevent business identity theft

Identity protection is the first and most important step to prevent business identity theft, a segment of identity theft that costs businesses $10,000 on average to fix-IF the business identity theft can be fixed.

Private registration of your business

Identity thieves are casing Secretary of State websites to find out who owns or manages a particular business. Once the identity of the management is discovered, this individual may become a business identity theft target.

In order to avoid business identity theft, register the company privately while using the private registration model as described in Privacy Crisis: Identity Theft Prevention Plan and Guide to Anonymous Living.

The model for private registration uses a Nevada Limited Liability Company as the entity holding the business. Companies may be registered in Nevada while being located in any part of the world.

Trust Manager Principle

Counsel advised that we utilize a front entity to manage the business that is managed by managers, not members. A Trust was chosen as the front entity and is used as the manager of record on Secretary of State registration records. A Trust has no registration requirements. The Trustee’s identity can be hidden through the use of an Administrative Trustee, a person assigned limited duties of signing on behalf of the Trustee.

Managers who use the Trust Management Principle and the Administrative Trustee Concept can effectively prevent business identity theft.

Personal identity theft prevention tactics should be employed by management as well as business identity theft prevention principles.

Identity protection for both management and business entities will prevent business identity theft.

Grant Hall

banking privacy and the ultimate bank secrecy account

For high-level financial privacy, business managers and individuals who manage an entity should consider the banking privacy advantages offered by what I have coined  the ultimate bank secrecy account.

The account is not understood by most who seek financial privacy and banking secrecy because it has not been popularized as have the offshore accounts in banking havens.

These so-called banking havens are now considered banking hells if the unfortunate customers who depended on the countries with “banking secrecy” had their secrecy agreements breached by those bankers who promised to keep their money secrets mum. What a disaster for these customers!

The beauty of the ultimate bank secrecy account is that it is quite simple to open and is entirely legal. Management at the financial institutions must be flexible-and some are more than others, in order for the ultimate bank secrecy account to be opened.

Prepaid debit cards sold through check cashing stores have a bank sponsor that provides online bank accounts to customers who purchase the card. Cash may be loaded onto the card, currency may be withdrawn at automatic teller machines, deposits may be received into the account from third party credit card processors, and the account is managed completely online without a messy paper trail of bank statements or cancelled checks. In fact, checks are not a feature of this account. Who concerned with bank secrecy wants to write checks anyhow?

The account has been opened by business managers in their company name for privacy and security. Individuals have opened the account as well. The ultimate bank secrecy account is secret when Social Security numbers, true names, and Employer identification numbers are not associated with the account, and all of these identifiers have been eliminated as certain banking privacy advocates have opened accounts without providing these identification numbers and names. Once this is accomplished, one has control over the ultimate bank secrecy account, a current account as private as any account Swiss banks ever offered, and it is completely legal.

Look for details of the ultimate bank secrecy account in Grant Hall’s new book, Bank Secrecy: Financial Privacy Crisis Plan and Resource Guide.

James Clark King, LLC

prevent medical identity theft during the privacy crisis

Do you know how to prevent medical identity theft, the fastest growing identity fraud crime segment of identity theft? Start by understanding that medical providers including doctors, nurses, labratory technicians, hospital administrators, office clerks, and all whom you come in contact with as you seek medical treatment are strangers-not your friends. So, once you understand that these folks should be treated as business people, not trusting friends, you can be on your way to preventing identity theft, and hopefully avoid having your personal data stolen when medical provider employees are careless with your information.

Avoid medical identity theft by not providing your Social Security number to medical providers. Why? Because with this lone identifier, the medical identity thief can literally wreck your entire financial life. He/she can pose as you and receive medical treatment, open credit lines, borrow money for a house, and commit a host of other identity theft crimes.

Provide medical insurance information only when services are to be provided. Often, clerks will ask for medical insurance policy information, and other personal and confidential data over the telephone prior to scheduling the medical appointment. Tell them NO if you want to protect identity and avoid the identity theft fraud crime of medical identity theft.

If the medical service is only a routine office visit, I would opt for paying cash and claiming benefits under insurance plans at a later time to avoid medical identity theft caused by negligent employees of medical providers.

home privacy protection will stop identity theft

Home privacy protection is great to stop identity theft and in order to avoid identity theft and be certain of avoiding a home privacy invasion by an identity thief, you will want to take some extradorinary measures for identity theft security. And today, identity theft solutions are more than shredding trash, locking mail boxes, monitoring credit card and bank accounts, and other garden variety identity protection methods that everyone is doing.

Identity theft fraud leads all fraud with medical identity fraud costs averaging $20,000.00 per case. So, you will want to take identity theft prevention seriously, and start with establishing a bulletproof home privacy program.

offshore mailing address

Follow the lead of the privacy experts and break the mail paper trail. Establish a relationship with a mail receiving outfit or two. Offshore is best though you may do well with a mail nominee in the states. Never receive mail at home.

Online privacy

Proxy servers, anonymous ISP’s, and creating a new identity for online communication will protect identity and prevent identity theft. You want these measures in place so that your ISP cannot be traced back to you personally or your physical address. E-mail should not include your true name.

Telephones should be wireless and have no link to your true name.

Many id thefts occur as land line telephone calls are traced back to the physical location of the caller. Use wireless phones that have no link to you or a family member.  Never give cell phone companies and their part-employees your personal and confidential information.

A trust-owned home

Want identity theft help? Keep your family names out of data bases and not associated with your home. Trusts are the preferred front entity for holding homes for privacy.

Register the family car in the name of a trust and travel anonymously.

Identity thieves won’t have a clue how to trace you when they run your plates and the owner of the car is a trust without any name related to you or your family.

Privacy protection is expensive, time consuming, inconvenient, and necessary to protect identity today. This article provides some foundational material for avoiding identity theft. Start today.

Grant Hall

Do identity theft solutions stop bank identity theft?

How can you prevent identity theft and will these identity theft solutions stop identity theft entirely? Can medical identity theft, bank identity theft, business identity theft, and credit identity theft be prevented? Yes. Each and every type of identity fraud can be stopped when consumer privacy is practiced with privacy living principles. While each of the above-mentioned types of identity theft can be stopped and prevented, this article will focus on bank identity theft and the identity theft solutions to this identity theft problem.

Banking privacy and credit card identity can be protected. Do not be swayed into believing otherwise as the TV and radio commentators try to convince you that your credit and financial privacy is in the toilet. In fact, certain U.S. financial institutions are being used currently to establish bank secrecy that is as good as anything ever offered by Swiss banks.

The Ultimate Bank Secrecy Account is an account used by business managers who work with check cashing stores to open their business account for the ultimate in business and personal privacy. Employer Identification Numbers and Social Security numbers are not used for this type of account.

My new book, Bank Secrecy will reveal resources for banking secrecy in the U.S.A. and worldwide. Look for it soon.

Privacy living principles should be used as identtiy theft solutions. For instance, keep travel anonymous by registering the automobile in the Trust’s name only. Banking secrecy can be done as previously mentioned. Keep homes and careers private based on principles outlined in Privacy Crisis: Identity Theft Prevention Plan and Guide to Anonymous Living.

Various types of identity theft prevention are overlapping. High-level privacy living offers identity theft solutions to bank identity theft and other types of identity theft. Tailor privacy living as per your unique requirements.

Grant Hall


protecting privacy will stop identity theft

Consumer privacy can be achieved through privacy living. Protecting privacy will stop identity theft during the current privacy crisis, and indeed, we are in a privacy crisis as identity theft and fraud continue to escalate at a rapid pace and identity theft is the leading fraud crime in the U.S.A. for about seven years in a row.

Consumer privacy steps can be taken to prevent identity theft.

Identity protection can be accomplished through consumer privacy living, and the best identity theft protection is a plan that empowers the individual and his/her family to travel, bank, work, and live anonymously.

Travel anonymously by using a Trust to hold title to your automobile.

Bank secrecy prevents bank identity theft. Holding accounts in a trust’s name or a business entity-when done correctly, breaks the paper trail from money under your control to your true name. Credit card identity theft can be prevented through the use of pseudo names on prepaid debit cards while making purchases online and the secure use of credit cards held in your name.

Medical identity theft prevention may save your life.

Prevent medical identity theft by keeping insurance policy numbers and Social Security numbers out of the wrong hands. Provide policy numbers only when services are being provided. Do not give medical providers your Social Security number.

Internet privacy protection is important as financial identity theft may occur through the theft of accounts accessed online or through correspondences linked to you. Creating a new identity is the best identity theft protection for online privacy.

Grant Hall

Identity theft prevention principles to protect identity

Preventing identity theft can be accomplished through privacy living principles, and identity theft prevention can be accomplished without identity theft insurance-the oxymoron of the century in my experienced opinion. Protect identity by taking the responsibility to learn how to travel, bank, work, and live anonymously as you live in the U.S.A. or anywhere in the world today.

How to Travel Anonymously and avoid identity theft

Use a trust-owned automobile as described in Privacy Crisis: Identity Theft Prevention Plan and Anonymous Living.

Bank Secrecy and anonymous ownership of property

Both domestic and foreign banks have been used successfully to obtain bank secrecy. It’s complicated, but my most recently completed study promises it can be done successfully. In fact, my new book, Bank Secrecy: Financial Privacy Crisis Plan and Resource Guide will soon be available for purchase. Stay tuned.

Work Anonymously

Avoid identity theft and keep your business your business. Whether you are an employee, subcontractor, or a self-employed business person, you can work beneath the radar. And in fact, your work privacy is one of your most important and most sacred privacy rights. Use the resources and privacy principles available to practice your business, occupation, or profession to whatever degree of privacy you deem necessary under your circumstances.

Home Privacy

Owners of homes can keep their family name out of dangerous databases that identity thieves use to locate you and case your property. Keep these vultures out of your life as your trust-owned home thwarts the efforts of anyone who tries to find you through county registration records. Obtain utilities through a company name or by using the services of a nominee.

Renters can rent anonymously as described in Privacy Crisis.

The most important identity theft prevention principles to prevent id theft are lifestyle privacy living principles that empower the privacy seeker to travel, bank, work, and live anonymously.

Grant Hall

Can a trust-owned car protect identity and prevent identity theft?

Protect identity with a car registration not tied to your name

Serious about protecting privacy as you drive? Consider using an irrevocable trust or a revocable trust with no name similarity to your name, and you will have a high-level privacy travel front entity that will be identified in data bases by its name, not yours as you have your plates run by all who want to find out who owns the car you drive. Further, just in case you attracted someone’s attention who believes you may be a worthy identity theft score, he/she won’t be able to track and trace the car to your name when you learn to register the car anonymously in the name of a trust.

How to avoid identtiy theft by communicating to the DMV or other car registration agency

Take you time, make certain to speak to the highest level supervisor at the car registration agency, and carefully explain your privacy requirements. Provide your passport as an identifier, not your drivers licence. You are registering the automobile, not driving it. For the ultimate secrecy, have an administrative trustee register the car.

Make certain the car registration documents contain only the trust’s name, not the trustee’s name.

The identity protection features of a trust

As a trust will not be required to be registered with any agency, unlike a Limited Liability Company or a Corporation, you as trustee have a head start in your effort to establish consumer privacy as you begin to drive anonymously. Protect identity through the use of the trust’s name only on the registration paper work while keeping your name as trustee on internal paperwork. True, the DMV will have your name-or the administrative trustee’s, but it has been my experience that this information will be buried when you make certain to include only the trust’s name on their records. DO NOT INCLUDE YOUR NAME AS TRUSTEE ON CAR REGISTRATION RECORDS if you want to protect identity as you drive.

Automobile Insurance and identity protection

Obtain car insurance in the name of the trust when you can. In any case, you as the driver will necessarily have to be underwritten for the insurance. Make sure the trust’s name is on the proof of insurance records and on the policy as well as an additional insured.

Keeping your name off of DMV records and having only the trust’s name available when the car is referenced by its license tags is a huge privacy advantage. So, take the time to learn how to use privacy to your advantage by practicing proven privacy principles and concepts that enable you to travel anonymously and avoid the costly and troublesome problems of a stolen identity.

Grant Hall

Protect identity and avoid Social Security number fraud

What is the single best tip to protect identity? Keep your Social Security number mum  for identity protection.

Preventing identity theft is best accomplished with privacy living principles and concepts as per the information in these articles, and avoiding Social Security number fraud is key-absolutely essential to avoid identity theft. Because with a fake Social Security number an identity thief can obtain a fraudulent loan and obtain a fake driver licence-even if you’re the CEO of Lifelock, the insurance company that sells identity theft insurance. Read the article about this happening to their CEO here.

So, it is never a good idea to give your Social Security number to anyone or you run the risk of identity fraud which will occur when a skilled, white collar, identity theft criminal obtains your stolen identity and commits Social Security number fraud and uses the fake identification obtained to play havoc with your life. So, avoid identity theft by not providing your Social Security number to anyone unless it is required by law to provide it.

Preventing Identity Theft and living without a Social Security number

Protect identity by pretending that you don’t have a Social Security number. That’s what I do. I don’t have mine memorized. I don’t give it to clerks at medical offices, insurance companies, real estate people, banks, brokers, or check cashing stores. And I use all of these companies’ services.

How do I avoid identity theft and Social Security number fraud by omitting the SSN from my life as “everyone” gives the “social” without resistence, it seems. By being clear on my privacy requirements through the recognition of how dangerous it is to share my SSN. And good communication goes a long way to smooth the ride through everyday living while taking a contrarian stance on this important privacy issue.

Grant Hall

Can bank secrecy be accomplished with online banking?

Can online banking provide bank secrecy? That depends. It can be when the online bank account is set up in such a way as to not be traceable to the individual or business owner of the account. Online banking privacy can be accomplished when the right resources are used and the account is set up with bank secrecy as the objective. To do this, you need the right financial institution, a flexible manager at that institution, and the information and knowledge of how to open the account to provide business banking secrecy or bank secrecy for an individual holding the account.

Bank Secrecy in the U.S.A. is better than in Switzerland

As per my recent research and testing of resources, bank secrecy can be accomplished in the U.S.A. that provides the account holder with a greater degree of secrecy than is currently offered by Swiss banks. This opinion is based on my experience with Swiss banking and my study of the changes that have occurred in the last couple of years.

Online Banking Privacy with the Prepaid Debit Card Account

Individuals and businesses are using online bank accounts tied to prepaid debit cards, and some business managers and individual account holders have been able to open these accounts without Employer Identification numbers or Social Security numbers. Further, certain business managers have opened the accounts under the business name that is privately registered. In both cases, the accounts held by these businesses and individuals provide for high level bank secrecy because these bank accounts are either buried within the corporate account of the check cashing store or financial services company selling or issuing the card or the account is not recorded as a bank account on the bank records of the sponsoring bank. Therefore, searching bank data bases that contain names of account holders will not yield the identities of the individuals and businesses that hold these bank accounts. And these features make the prepaid debit card bank accounts-when opened correctly, more secret than the bank accounts available to foreigners opening Swiss bank accounts today-again based on my research and on my conclusions.

Look for Bank Secrecy: Financial Privacy Crisis Plan and Resource Guide, the bank secrecy book with financial privacy resources throughout the world. Buy it from our website soon.

Grant Hall