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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Identity Prevention What To Do if You Become A Victim Identity theft is a crime where someone falsely uses someone else's personal data for their own benefit. Theft What is it? Ways of Commiting Identity Theft "Shoulder surfing" - This is where they watch you or listen to you while you give personal information. "Dumpster diving" - Dumpster divers dig through your trash to obtain your personal information. There are also different types of identity theft, such as tax-related identity theft child identity theft and medical identity theft. Shred any files with you're information. Do not respond to emails asking for personal information. "Spam" - Identity theives send these unsolicited emails. requesting your personal information Works Cited Contact the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) either online, by telephone at1-877-ID THEFT (877-438-4338) or TDD at 1-866-653-4261, or by mail to Consumer Response Center, FTC, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20580. File a police report. Put a Fraud Alert on Your Credit Reports. Contact Any Institution Directly Affected. Protect Your Social Security Number by contacting the Social Security Administration(800-269-0271) and the Internal Revenue Service (800-829-0433). Watch for "shoulder surfers." Install fire walls. It is categorized into two categories: true name and account takeover. True name is when thieves use personal information to open new accounts. Account takeover means the thief uses the information to access existing account "Consumer Information." Identity Theft. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Mar. 2015."Credit Sesame Daily." Credit Sesame 5 Steps to Take Immediately If Youve Been a Victim of Identity Theft Comments. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Mar. 2015."Prevent and Report Identity Theft." Prevent and Report Identity Theft. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Mar. 2015."USDOJ: CRM: About the Criminal Division." USDOJ: CRM: About the Criminal Division. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Mar. 2015."What Is Identity Theft? - Definition from" SearchSecurity. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Mar. 2015.
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