Identity Theft vs Identity Fraud


Identity theft refers to acquiring and collecting someone else's personal information for criminal purposes.

Identity Theft vs Identity Fraud

Understand the difference and how to protect yourself from both

Card crimes

Organized criminals have the technology which allows them to "skim" the data contained on magnetic strips, manufacture phony cards, and overcome such protective features as holograms

Phishing

Any false, deceptive, misleading or fraudulent solicitation advising victims they have won or have a chance to win a prize

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