By Eric, Shady, Khaled, Christiana, and Caitriana Identity Theft
Definition <ul><li>Identity Theft : when someone uses your personal information, like your name, Social Security number, o...
Real Life Examples
Continued…
 
What to do if your identity is stolen… <ul><li>File police report </li></ul><ul><li>Check your credit reports </li></ul><u...
What to do to prevent identity theft… <ul><li>Don’t give out your Social Security number </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t use any a...
 
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Identity Theft Eric, Shady, Khaled, Christiana, And Caitriana

  1. 1. By Eric, Shady, Khaled, Christiana, and Caitriana Identity Theft
  2. 2. Definition <ul><li>Identity Theft : when someone uses your personal information, like your name, Social Security number, or credit card number, without your permission, to commit fraud or other crimes. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Real Life Examples
  4. 4. Continued…
  5. 6. What to do if your identity is stolen… <ul><li>File police report </li></ul><ul><li>Check your credit reports </li></ul><ul><li>Notify creditors </li></ul><ul><li>Dispute any unauthorized transactions </li></ul><ul><li>Close any accounts that have been accessed fraudulently </li></ul><ul><li>Change any passwords you might have </li></ul>
  6. 7. What to do to prevent identity theft… <ul><li>Don’t give out your Social Security number </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t use any automatic sign-ins on your computer </li></ul><ul><li>Have a credit check done at a bank a few times a year </li></ul><ul><li>When you get a new credit card, shred the old one so no one can use it </li></ul>
  7. 9. Identity Theft Don’t let it happen to you!

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