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1 FRAUD PREVENTION TRAINING FRAUD PREVENTION TRAINING

2 IDENTITY FRAUD IDENTITY FRAUD The Tangible Interest Law that went into effect on August 1, 2000, helps protect people who are born in Minnesota and the families of people who die in Minnesota by restricting access to birth and death certificates that are used for most legal purposes such as school registration, applying for a passport or a social security number or settling an estate. However, thieves are still finding new, creative ways to steal a persons Identity.

3 What is Identity Theft? Identity theft is a crime that occurs when someone uses your personal identifying information, like your name, Social Security number, or credit card number, without your permission, to commit fraud or other crimes.

4 Ways in Which Identity is Stolen Improper Birth Registrations Lost or Stolen wallets Social Security Cards Credit Cards Drivers License Check ATM cards (PIN numbers)

5 Ways in Which Identity is Stolen Improper Legal Change of Name Internet/Phone orders Use of Invalid/Counterfeit Birth and Death Certificates Loan Applications (Real Estate, Automobiles, Boats) Un-shredded mail in trash Co-worker/Employer Family member Acquaintance

6 Michelle Browns Identity Theft Story In 1998, a woman stole a rental application Ms. Brown had completed. The woman was an acquaintance of the landlord. Over 18 months, the thief used Ms. Browns personal information to obtain more than $50,000 in goods and services, rent property, and traffic drugs. The woman took out a $32,000 lease in Ms. Browns name for a pickup truck, established telephone service and left a balance of $1,443, and attempted to obtain timeshare financing. The thief was arrested in Texas in 1999 for smuggling 3,000 pounds of marijuana in Ms. Browns name. She also obtained a $5,000 credit line for liposuction, skipped out on a speeding ticket, which caused authorities to garnish Ms. Browns wages. The real Ms. Brown was arrested upon returning from a trip to Mexico by Customs. Ms. Brown stated it took her six months to clear her name from the identity theft.

7 What Can You Do To Prevent Fraud In Your Offices?

8 Determine if the person has tangible interest to access the birth or death record. Determine if the person has tangible interest to access the birth or death record. Before amending a birth or death record, make sure all required documents are the originals or authenticated. Before amending a birth or death record, make sure all required documents are the originals or authenticated. Do not accept birth or death certificates that have been altered or certificates that are not on our new security paper. Do not accept birth or death certificates that have been altered or certificates that are not on our new security paper. Routine verification check of security paper received. Routine verification check of security paper received.

9 What Can You Do To Prevent Fraud In Your Offices? (Continued) Keep security paper in a secured area. Keep security paper in a secured area. Do not leave papers containing personal information on your desk unattended. Do not leave papers containing personal information on your desk unattended. Make sure your computer screen is not facing where public can video record information from your screen. Make sure your computer screen is not facing where public can video record information from your screen. Make sure records are not easily access by the public. Make sure records are not easily access by the public.

10 What Can You Do To Prevent Fraud In Your Offices? (Continued) Do not leave your desk without locking your computer. Do not leave your desk without locking your computer. Do not leave papers containing personal information on your desk unattended. Do not leave papers containing personal information on your desk unattended. Shred all mail containing personal information. Shred all mail containing personal information. Contact the Office of the State Registrar to verify the birth or death certificate. Contact the Office of the State Registrar to verify the birth or death certificate.

11 Steps To Take If Fraudulent Activities Have Occurred Facility Administration Facility Administration Local Law Enforcement Local Law Enforcement State Vital Records Fraud Prevention Coordinator State Vital Records Fraud Prevention Coordinator Brenda Shinaul at Brenda Shinaul at Forward s received from The National Association for Public Health Statistics and Information Systems (NAPHSIS) Forward s received from The National Association for Public Health Statistics and Information Systems (NAPHSIS) to others.


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