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  How Identity Theft Happens

 

How id thieves steal your personal information


In the 21st century, identity theft or ID theft has become the most common and prevalent type of crime in many countries around the world. In this regard, you may be wondering what techniques an identity thief might employ in the process of identity theft or ID theft.

Common scams


When it comes to identity theft, there are some common scams that are employed with a great deal of regularity.

Credit card scams


You need to be very cautious and conservative about who you provide you credit card information to in this day and age.

Phone fraud


There are a number of ways in which a person who wants to commit the crime of identity theft can obtain necessary personal and financial information about you to misappropriate your identity.

Identity theft in work place


In this day and age, a significant and growing number of identity theft or ID theft cases are perpetrated by men and women who steal personal and financial information from their co-workers.

Phishing


Phishing is sort of what it sounds like fishing. When it comes to the technique of phishing in regard to identity theft, a crook is fishing for information about you -- personal information and financial information.


 

 

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