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Earning bonus miles is nifty. Many of you do that easily by applying for one credit card after another and reaping the bonus miles. That is the fun – and certainly the most effortless – way to do it.
But if you are the victim of identity theft, it can also be the difficult route to go. Take it from me. Or from Jorge Gomez, whoever he is. He’s the jerk who bought my social security number at a local flea market.
But now at least there is finally a bonus offer for guys like us. LifeLock is offering bonus miles through the American Airlines AAdvantage program. The bonus miles are for new LifeLock customers.
No matter the destination, be sure to pack comprehensive identity theft protection. LifeLock uses proprietary technology to detect a range of threats, and if you have an identity theft problem, a dedicated U.S.-based specialist will work to fix it. Sign up now and get a 30-day Money-Back Guarantee, 10% off and earn up to 8,500 American Airlines AAdvantage miles.
There is some fine print to the offer:
Must be an active LifeLock member for 31 days to earn AAdvantage miles.
AAdvantage members will earn 3,500 AAdvantage miles for the first year of LifeLock Standard enrollment and 1,250 AAdvantage miles for membership years 2 and 3 of LifeLock Standard enrollment.
AAdvantage members will earn 5,500 AAdvantage miles for the first year of LifeLock Ultimate Plus enrollment and 1,500 AAdvantage miles for membership years 2 and 3 of LifeLock Ultimate Plus.
The additional AAdvantage miles for years 2 and 3 will be posted to the AAdvantage member’s account at the beginning of each of the respective membership years.
You can cancel anytime without penalty by calling 1-800-LifeLock.
Offer is for new LifeLock members only.
LifeLock won’t stop the bad guys. And they are very clear in their advertising that they cannot stop all identify theft.
But they will at least keep you informed and will help you fight the problem of identity theft. Almost immediately, I received an alert after I started using the service. Turns out, Jorge is back again and trying to use my identity to open new accounts.
So it may take some elbow grease to get the easy credit card bonus miles for sign ups until Jorge Gomez, and everyone like him, go away for good. But these bonus miles I can use in more ways than one.