Presentation on theme: "D ETER D ETECT D EFEND CiTiZEN. When Someone Uses Your Personally Identifying Information, Like Your Name, Social Security Number, Or Credit Card Number,"— Presentation transcript:
When Someone Uses Your Personally Identifying Information, Like Your Name, Social Security Number, Or Credit Card Number, Without Your Permission, To Commit Fraud Or Other Crimes. WHAT IS IDENTITY (ID) THEFT?
WHAT HAPPEN IF IDENTITY STOLEN? Spent Much Time And Money To Repair Damage Destroy Reputation And Credit Record Arrested For Crimes Did Not Commit AND MORE ……
HOW DO THIEVES STEAL AN IDENTITY? Looking For Trash With Personal Information Steal Wallet / Purse Phishing Hacking Or Cracking Personal Computer / Mobile Phone
Credit Card FraudPhone/Utilities FraudBank/Finance Fraud Government Document Fraud WHAT DO THIEVES DO WITH A STOLEN IDENTITY?
DETER : MINIMIZE RISK Protect Your Social Security Number Treat Your Trash And Mail Carefully Be On Guard When Using The Internet Safeguard Your Purse And Wallet Store Information In Secure Locations
Identify Signs Account you didn’t open or debt in your account that you can’t explain. Fraud or inaccurate information on your credit reports. Getting calls or letters about product you didn’t buy. find out if identity was stolen Contacted by bill collection agencies for unknown overdue bills. Problem with credit history when apply loan. Get mail about house you never buy or job you never held. DETECT IDENTITY THEFT
Place a fraud alert on credit reports, and review credit reports. Close the accounts that know, or believe, have been opened fraudulently. File a complaint with involved authority File a report with local police DEFEND : RECOVER FROM ID THEFT
CONCLUSION ALWAYS BE ALERT TO PREVENT ID THEFT BECAUSE ……
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