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November 7, 2014 Entry Task: What is fraud ? What is identity theft ? Target: Work in groups to research common types of fraud and present findings to.

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1 November 7, 2014 Entry Task: What is fraud ? What is identity theft ? Target: Work in groups to research common types of fraud and present findings to the class.

2 Fraud “a deception deliberately practiced in order to secure unfair or unlawful gain” What does that mean…? Purposely tricking or taking dishonest advantage or a person/group to earn or take something  EX: a person promises you will make a lot of money investing with them, then takes your money and runs!

3 Identity Theft “Taking, or stealing, another’s personal information without permission and using it to assume their identity” Identity theft is often used to commit fraud  EX: A person’s bank account number and PIN are taken (identity theft) to “break into” bank account and steal money (fraud) People go to great lengths, even changing their physical appearance to match the victim’s!

4 Statistics Each year 1 in 9 people in the U.S. fall victim of identity theft 47% of these cases, committed by someone the victim knew Receiving bank statements to your home makes you 8x more likely to come victim Electronic hacking increasingly popular; each year 57 million Americans receive scam s!

5 How does this happen? YOU TELL ME! Your task: In assigned groups, research the type of fraud/identity theft given. Research using the internet for 20 minutes, create 4 PowerPoint slides, share to the K_Kissel student folder, present to the class.

6 What to research: 1. Definition/Description  What does this even mean?! 2. Statistics on your form of fraud  How often does this occur?  Specific age group targeted? 3. Prevention  How can I protect myself and my money? 4. Testimonial/In the news (real life story)  Provide a quote or story of this type of fraud occurring in real life  Have you heard of what happened at Target not long ago?!

7 GROUPS: Mail TheftPhising sATM Skimming/ Shoulder Surfing Dumpster Diving Jake H. Kailah Corbin Emily Jade Eric B. Allison Megan Hannah Michael Trevon Graham Gabriella Juliet Electronic Pickpocketing Scholarship/ Financial Aid Fraud Charity/Tragedy Fraud Vishing (voice phising) Jacob E. Jessica Issak Tyler Julie Eric R. Conner Jackson Mikalah Jeremy Sara KJ Jocelyn Kohl


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