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I Can…BR….  Understand what identity theft is and why it is important to guard against it.  Learn to recognize strategies that scam artists use to access.

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1 I Can…BR….  Understand what identity theft is and why it is important to guard against it.  Learn to recognize strategies that scam artists use to access private information.  Learn how to guard against phishing and identity theft.  Answer one of the following: 1. Do you know someone who has been scammed? What happened? 2. What is the purpose of a scam? What tricks do people use to carry out a scam? 3. Can people get scammed on the Internet? How?

2  Scam-an attempt to trick someone, usually with the intention of stealing money or private information  Identity theft- a type of crime in which your private information is stolen and used for criminal activity Write down kinds of personal information identity thieves look for on the front of this flash card with the definition on the back  Vulnerable-in a position that makes it easier for you to be harmed or attacked  Phishing-when people send you phony s, pop- up messages, social media messages, texts, calls, or links to fake websites in order to hook you into giving out your personal and financial information

3  Spotting Scams Student Handout  Complete in pairs (15 working minutes)  Share with another group to compare answers when time is called (4 working minutes)

4  Students will create a phishing with at least four of the seven features of a phishing listed in your Spotting Scams Student Handout.  Do not plagiarize the samples from the handout.  Type the in word and save as OnlineScam in your tech folder  Print and turn in to the top of the black box  Due

5 I Can…BR….  Understand what identity theft is and why it is important to guard against it.  Learn to recognize strategies that scam artists use to access private information.  Learn how to guard against phishing and identity theft.  List 2 of the 7 features of a phishing .  List two kinds of personal information that identity thieves look for.

6  Scams and Schemes Quiz Friday  Vocabulary Quiz Friday  Online Scam paper due 11-15


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