Friday, March 4, 2016

Dangers of Digital Life After Death

Although death isn’t something most of us want to think or talk about, especially when it involves those near and dear to us, the simple fact is that after death, an individual’s virtual life goes on. It doesn’t automatically end.

This has serious implications for those of us left behind to pick up the pieces. For instance, all the data, images, accounts and other information that remain online about a person can be used for fraud, identity theft, Social Security and other scams.

Or they may have left behind regularly deductible payments associated with them that will continue for as long as the accounts remain active.

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