To: no-to-illegals; MrChips
I have stopped giving and using as verification the last four digits of my SS with anyone requesting those last four digits. I offer that person requesting that information an affidavit to sign stating they will take all responsibility for the theft from their company of SS numbers. I have had no takers, therefore I do not give the last four digits to those requesting that information.
At a certain well-known West Coast department store, I went shopping for shoes. The store clerk told me that if I had an account there (I did, but don't use it much) I could reserve a pair that would soon be on sale. He asked me for the last five digits of my SS number. I protested, asking if my account would be enough. No, he wanted the last five digits -- he changed it to six. I said no thanks and walked off. I don't need the shoes that badly. The clerk said if I called in my order I'd be asked for the digits anyhow. The whole thing sounded fishy.
What have found is most all companies are doing business and the government is doing business in asking for the last four digits. There are massive numbers of SS numbers being stolen. Not certain why. It is known via people have spoken with and articles read the numbers stolen are enormous. Tens of millions maybe is now closing in on one hundred million stolen numbers. Not exactly certain why the numbers stolen are going up exponentially, unless there is a plan to take down the U.S. economically via stolen SS numbers. The methods to hurt the U.S. economically does not appear to have roots in the social security number debacle. The hacking taking place via social security numbers maybe is a by-product of the actual information which could take down the nation's financial structure.
It also does not make sense why there are so few numbers which are being used repeatedly. Is the ruse the theft of social security numbers? Some are being bought and sold numerous times. Numbers for one number being bought and sold can number above fifty times. The social security number once was the most secure number a person being a citizen had. This is not the case in the present.
All of the above is opinion based. Some of the information is fact. Some is conjecture. Those reading should determine for themselves what is actual and factual.
posted on 07/04/2012 9:15:44 PM PDT
(Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
any company that asks for the last 4 of your SS probably uses it like a ‘PIN’
make up one, and use it, and no one will know the difference
I always use the numbers of the year i was born- they have no way of knowing it is not the last 4 of my SS
posted on 07/05/2012 9:08:01 AM PDT
by Mr. K
(OBAMA MUST BE STOPPED ROMNEY/GINGRICH)
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