LifeLock barred from misrepresenting services; consumers will get refunds Consumers who paid for LifeLock services will also get $11 million in refunds. Identity theft is a serious crime, and criminals arent the only ones trying to make money off of it, Cooper said in a release. Be careful of paying money for ID theft protection, as it can leave you with a false sense of security. LifeLock sells identity theft-protection services for $10 a month or $110 a year. Past advertisements for LifeLock have claimed the services were guaranteed to protect consumers personal information and prevent criminals from using it to open accounts in their names. LifeLock barred from misrepresenting services; consumers will get refunds :: WRAL.com how much trouble do you got thru to protect your id... Under a new state law, people in North Carolina can guard against identity theft by freezing their credit reports online for free. is freezing your credit report a good idea? i simply shred most of my mail....i will collect it till i cant stand it anymore....empty the shredder and go to it... yesterday i shredded for about an hour...new credit cards that came in the mail...etc... so you got any hints or tips to share?