IDShield Protected Members with Nearly 1 Million Identity Threat Alerts Sent in 2019

december 17, 2019 | monitoring
IDShield Protected Members with Nearly 1 Million Identity Threat Alerts Sent in 2019

‘Tis the season for year-end wrap-ups, and hence, we bring you IDShield’s wrap-up.


In 2019, we issued 996,795 alerts for suspicious activity on members’ accounts. Sound like a lot? It is. Identity theft is on the rise, but you can take control by protecting yourself. IDShield alerts you before suspicious activity gets out of hand.  


Here is a breakdown of all the alerts we issued throughout the year:  


  • Credit Alerts: 417,527
  • Internet/Dark Web Alerts: 188,973
  • Public Record Alerts: 126,044
  • Address Change Alerts: 59,439
  • High Risk Transaction Alerts: 47,505
  • Social Media Alerts: 19,570
  • Court Records Alerts: 17,868
  • Sex Offender Alerts: 6,726


That’s 996,795 times IDShield helped someone with the hassles, headaches and potential dangers of identity theft.  By keeping an eye on your Personally Identifiable Information (PII), we instantly spot any suspicious activity associated with your identity and take fast action. You receive instant alerts about the suspicious activity, giving you the opportunity to contact an IDShield Licensed Private Investigator for fast help.


If you aren’t already an IDShield Member, make identity protection one of your New Year’s Resolutions. Discover more about how IDShield can assist you today.


IDShieldis a product of Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc. d/b/a LegalShield (“LegalShield”). LegalShield provides access to identity theft protection and restoration services. All Licensed Private Investigators are licensed in the state of Oklahoma. For complete terms, coverage and conditions, please see