IDENTITY THEFT. What is Identity Theft?. A Legal Definition . “A fraud committed or attempted using the identifying information of another person without authority.”. Scope of Identity Theft.
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What is Identity Theft?
“A fraud committed or attempted using the identifying information of another person without authority.”
Date of Birth
Social Security Number
Driver’s license number
Mother’s maiden name
Card expiration dates
Personal identification numbers
User Ids for online account access
Security codes from the back of credit and debit cards
Other identifying informationIdentity Thieves Look For:
“Must Do” List – Act Quickly
(page 11 in “Take Charge: Fighting Back Against Identity Theft” material - http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/idtheft/idt04.pdf)
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