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1 Fraud and Identity Theft Test Review

2 Who should you contact if you are a victim of identity theft?

3 The Fraud Division of the three credit bureaus to request a fraud alert on your files

4 How often can you obtain a free copy of your credit report?

5 Once a year

6 What is setting up a false company only to ask people to buy stock in it?

7 Long Firm Fraud

8 What is one of the best ways to protect yourself from identity theft?

9 Shredding all papers with personal information

10 What are people called who attempt to swindle you into illegal schemes?

11 Con Artist

12 If someone tells you about a great new company to invest in, what should you do?

13 Do not show any interest in the company and ask them to leave

14 If you are required to pay to join a club and they ask you to get others to join, what might this be an example of?

15 Ponzi Scheme

16 If you read an advertisement and decide to go to the store to purchase this item to find out that this item is not available but a more expensive brand is, this is an example of

17 Bait and Switch

18 Using a person’s name or personal information without permission to make purchases or get loans

19 Identity Theft

20 Good/Bad Enter your personal information on a Web site so you can get more information before deciding on an investment.

21 Bad

22 Good/Bad Take the time to do careful research before giving money or personal information.

23 Good

24 Good/Bad Avoid letting emotions interfere with financial decisions.

25 Good

26 Good/Bad Get all information in writing before giving money or personal information.

27 Good

28 A good password contains

29 A combination of letters and numbers

30 A legal term used when someone knowingly deceives you for their own personal gain

31 Fraud

32 Good/Bad Delete all s asking for personal information without responding to them.

33 Good

34 Good/Bad Go along with a scheme so you get more information and then report it to local law enforcement officials.

35 Bad

36 Good/Bad If you get a special offer in the mail, send cash so they cannot get your personal information from a check or credit card.

37 Bad

38 Good/Bad Give your best friends your personal information—like your social security number and bank account numbers—in case anything happens to you.

39 Bad

40 Who should report to immediately if you have become a victim of identity theft?

41 Police


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