Vicki T. Gibbs
Writer and Editor

Selected Works

Non-fiction
More Time for Sex: The Organizing Guide for Busy Couples
“Fun to read and filled with real-life examples … every page crammed with tips…”
--Copley News Service
Leading from the Zone: How Authentic Leaders Achieve Exceptional Results
A book about “playing to win,” yet always doing the right thing regardless of the risks.
How to Write Like an Executive
Learn to apply your skills to all kinds of business writing, including letters, proposals, and memos.
From Victim to Victor: A Step-By-Step Guide For Ending The Nightmare Of Identity Theft
"With this new edition of From Victim to Victor..., Mari once again provides an excellent guide to help victims of identity theft regain their good name and peace of mind." U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein
Safeguard Your Identity: Protect Yourself With A Personal Privacy Audit
"Safeguard Your Identity is the most concisely written and useful protection against the growing scourge of our time. It is well organized and reader friendly, allowing you to benefit from Mari Frank's pioneering work." -- Evan Hendricks, author of "Credit Scores and Credit Reports."
Memoir
Among Equals: A Memoir- The Rise of IBM’s First Woman Corporate Vice President
"Like those brave soldiers on the battlefield, Leach approached her career with a fearlessness that is evident in her writing. She tells poignant and sometimes amusing stories of what her life was like then...It's a story of innovation, not only in business, but also in business ethics and attitudes." ForeWord Magazine

Safeguard Your Identity: Protect Yourself With A Personal Privacy Audit

by Mari J. Frank, Esq.


Yes, It Can Happen to You!


Imagine this: The phone rings, and a collection agency demands that you pay past-due accounts for merchandise you never ordered. The supermarket starts refusing your checks, claiming you have a history of bouncing them. How can this be happening? You have a perfect credit record and you always pay bills on time. Then comes the final blow; you apply for a new job and the company denies you the position saying they can’t hire someone with a criminal record—yet you’ve never even been arrested! What has happened? Unfortunately, someone has stolen your identity.

The crime of identity theft has become a plague in our society. A recent survey by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) found that more than 9.9 million people became victims of identity theft in one year! According to the FTC, consumer victims (in 2003) lost over $5 billion, and spent over 300 million hours to regain their identity. Businesses lost $48 billion.


(You may purchase this book at Amazon.com or directly from the author at www.identitytheft.org)