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Fraud and Identity Theft Test Review
Who should you contact if you are a victim of identity theft?
The Fraud Division of the three credit bureaus to request a fraud alert on your files
How often can you obtain a free copy of your credit report?
Once a year
What is setting up a false company only to ask people to buy stock in it?
Long Firm Fraud
What is one of the best ways to protect yourself from identity theft?
Shredding all papers with personal information
What are people called who attempt to swindle you into illegal schemes?
If someone tells you about a great new company to invest in, what should you do?
Do not show any interest in the company and ask them to leave
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?
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
Bait and Switch
Using a person’s name or personal information without permission to make purchases or get loans
Good/Bad Enter your personal information on a Web site so you can get more information before deciding on an investment.
Good/Bad Take the time to do careful research before giving money or personal information.
Good/Bad Avoid letting emotions interfere with financial decisions.
Good/Bad Get all information in writing before giving money or personal information.
A good password contains
A combination of letters and numbers
A legal term used when someone knowingly deceives you for their own personal gain
Good/Bad Delete all s asking for personal information without responding to them.
Good/Bad Go along with a scheme so you get more information and then report it to local law enforcement officials.
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.
Good/Bad Give your best friends your personal information—like your social security number and bank account numbers—in case anything happens to you.
Who should report to immediately if you have become a victim of identity theft?
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