IDShield

https://kburruss.wearelegalshield.com/#

ID Shield is part of the LegalShield family of services.  In a time when identity theft shows no signs of slowing down I recommend these services to all my clients and friends.  Please click or copy and paste the link above to get more information.

Below is an article with a 2018 Review of the services.

IDShield Identity Theft Protection Review
ConsumersAdvocate.org Rating: 9.6 / 10 (Excellent) https://www.consumersadvocate.org/id-theft-protection/c/idshield-review

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IDShield offers one of the most comprehensive products on the market today for protecting and restoring your identity. The company backs its service with an unprecedented $5 million guarantee in the event your identity is compromised. IDShield monitors your identity from every angle – not just your Social Security number, credit cards and bank accounts, but also other pieces of personal information like email addresses and phone numbers. These monitoring alerts are updated daily on an online dashboard, so you see right away if there are changes to your profile which could be indicators for identity theft.

Members have exclusive access to identity consultation services provided by licensed private investigators from Kroll, the global leader in risk mitigation and response solutions. The Investigator will advise members on best practices for identity management tailored to the member’s specific situation and, should there be an identity theft event, the investigator will do whatever it takes for as long as it takes to help recover and restore a member’s identity to its pre-theft status. IDShield members have access to member support agents, including 24/7/365 for emergency situations. Kroll’s Licensed Investigators are also available to answer questions regarding ID Theft and fraud issues from 7am to 7pm Central time, Monday through Friday excluding major holidays.

 

What does it protect?

ID Plan

Confirmed Check Fraud
Criminal ID Theft
Deceased ID Theft
Employment Fraud
ID Theft discovered through a Monitoring Alert or Otherwise
Lost/Stolen Wallet Assistance
Medical ID Theft
Minor ID Theft (Family Plan only)
New Account Opened
Passport, Personal Information Stolen while traveling outside of US
Payday Loan
Scam that Resulted in ID Theft
Sex Offender Searches
Social Security Number Fraud Detection
IRS/Tax Fraud
Utilities Fraud

Services

Monitoring Yes
Fraud Alerts Yes
Consultation Yes
Credit Freeze Yes
Resolution Yes
Restoration Yes
Service Guarantee Up to $5 million

 

Features

Expert Consultation Unlimited access to consultation and support from Kroll’s licensed private investigators in both emergency and non-emergency situations.
Mobile Application Access member services, member dashboard, and contact an agent 24/7/365 via mobile device.
Internet Monitoring Monitors global black market websites, IRC (internet relay chat) channels, chat rooms, peer-to-peer sharing networks, and social feeds for a member’s Personally Identifiable Information (PII), including everything from email addresses to Social Security Numbers to bank account numbers.
Lost Wallet Protection Provides assistance when cancelling your credit cards.
Address Change Verification Keeps track of a personal mailing address and alerts when a change of address has been requested through the United States Postal Service.
Social Security Number Monitoring Alerts you if your SSN is being sold or traded.
Court Records Monitoring Detects criminal activity that may be associated with an individual’s personal information, alerting them to signs of potential criminal identity theft.
Credit Scores Members have access to continuous credit monitoring through TransUnion. Includes a quarterly credit score that plots the member’s score quarter by quarter on a graph.
Credit Inquiry Alerts Members will be notified via email when a creditor requests their TransUnion credit file for the purposes of opening a new credit account.
Payday Loan Monitoring Alerts the subscriber when their personal information is associated with short-term, payday, or similar cash advance loans.
Minor Identity Protection Allow parents/ guardians of up to 8 minors under the age of 18 to monitor for potential fraudulent activity associated with their child’s SSN. (Only available in Family Plan.)
Identity Restoration Within one business day of receiving a fully executed Limited Power of Attorney and copies of the member’s relevant documentation, Kroll’s licensed private investigators will begin restoring member’s identity.
$5 million service guarantee IDShield will spend up to $5 million to do whatever it takes for as long as it takes to recover and restore a member’s identity to its pre-theft status.

 

Price

IDShield Individual Plan

IDShield Individual is $9.95 per month and covers one person.

IDShield Family Plan

IDShield Family is $19.95 per month and covers one person, their spouse/domestic partner, and up to 8 minors.

 

Customer Reviews

Both IDShield’s parent company, LegalShield, and its partners at Kroll have been awarded A+ ratings by the Better Business Bureau (BBB), which is a testament to the great customer service provided. LegalShield has provided legal protection to millions of people for more than 40 years and has provided identity theft protection for 15 years with Kroll. Today, IDShield protects the identities of more than a million people in 50 states and 4 Canadian provinces.

 

The Fine Print

It’s important to note that ID Shield only monitors your TransUnion credit report, instead of all 3 bureaus. However, ID Shield’s incomparable information monitoring and exceptional recovery services are well worth the compromise. Add their $5 million service guarantee into the mix, and it’s no surprise that ID Shield is one of the best in the business.

 

Bottom Line

IDShield is the only identity theft service that offers members access to Kroll’s team of expert licensed private investigators with powerful proprietary resources at their fingertips. These investigators not only work to prevent identity theft, but they are backed by an unprecedented $5 million service guarantee to work on restoring your identity back to its pre-theft status in the event it is compromised. This, combined with consulting services and holistic monitoring, make IDShield the most comprehensive identity theft protection product on the market.

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