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How to Combat Identity Theft

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This story appears in the January 2013 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

You'd think that M2 Benefit Solutions, a St. Louis-based marketer of identity-protection, travel and telehealth services, would be the last company to fall victim to fraud. But a couple of years ago, co-founder Mark McLaren spotted unauthorized charges on his corporate card. He quickly canceled the card and started thinking of ways M2 could augment its identity-theft protection services by adding a level of security that would automatically catch illicit charges that go unnoticed by banks and credit card companies.

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