About Us

TheIDChannel.com was started in 2009 to assist consumers minimize the likelihood of identity theft. A successful identity defense on a global scale requires three key components absent in the industry:

  • A central, dependable, comprehensive and timely resource of industry news and information;
  • An informative educational medium; and
  • Community interaction and participation.
  • TheIDChannel.com was developed to provide these deliverables to market. Of course, these components only provide a framework for a defense, it is the “informed actions” that follow which provides the true and best defense. TheIDChannel.com allows our members to make these informed actions.


    Minnesota: 10,000 Lakes and 24,000 Fraudulent Driver’s Licenses


    By Denis G. Kelly, Certified Identity Expert A recent review by the Minnesota DVS discovered 24,000 fraudulent driver's licenses. Identity thieves ar…Read More

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    In the Media

    When Checking Accounts Rise from the Dead


    If you close your bank account, don't think that's necessarily the last you'll hear about it. In certain cases, closed checking accounts have re-opene…[Full Story]

    Travelers at high risk of identify theft, experts say

    Identity theft can be a rude awakening for many business travelers. Last year, identity theft made up 19% of the 1.3 million complaints stored in the …[Full Story]