Mary Eckholdt


Mary spent many years in the mortgage industry where she acquired an extensive amount of knowledge and experience in mortgage operations. Her areas of expertise include fraud investigation, quality control, compliance and underwriting. She also wrote and prepared manuals, guidelines and procedures throughout her career.

Smashwords Interview

What is your e-reading device of choice?
Samsung Tab3
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in a small town of 10,000 people in the state of Maryland. There was not much to do at that time in a small town so I developed a love for reading books. I spent a lot of time in the library and checked out as many books as was allowed. Starting when I was twelve I read many mysteries and romance novels. A love for writing developed from a love for reading.
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Fraud and Identity Theft Collection
Fraudsters, scammers, hackers are out there and all we can do is protect ourselves with proactive methods. With this book and the entire fraud series it is my hope that at least one person and of course the more the better will benefit and not be scammed or become a victim of identity theft. Fraudsters and hackers constantly change their techniques and tactics keeping individuals, corporations and law enforcement on the defense trying to stay ahead of them. By acquiring, a better understanding how the fraudsters and hackers operate this may help protect against the latest schemes.

How Fraudsters Operate

Price: $4.99 USD.


Tips for Preventing Identity Theft
Series: Fraud and Identity Theft Collection. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
Tip lists of how to prevent identity theft from A-Z, beginning with adoption tips and ending with timeshare tips. This e-book covers topics that you will not find in other books in the same category.“If your router is older and does not use WPA2 protocol, consider replacing with a newer router. WPA2 is not perfect, but combined with a strong password it is your best defense against hacker invasion
How Fraudsters Operate
Series: Fraud and Identity Theft Collection. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Have you felt worried, disgusted, frustrated or helpless in preventing cyber attacks and identity theft? Are you concerned about the recent frequent bank, government and large corporation hacker attacks in the news? This book from the Fraud e-books Series explains how fraudsters and hackers operate and the types of fraud they engage in to steal money and an individuals' identity!

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computer security    credit    credit cleanup    fraud    identity    identity theft    list    loss    prevention    security    tips    tips for