White Collar Crime

"Identity Theft" By Alexis Dingman

Things to do if this situation happens to you:

  • keep a record because it can take a long time to get your identity back.
  • check your credit report to see if their is any unrecognized things that you have not seen before.


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Ways to prevent identity theft:

  • change any passwords to important accounts several times so that way it cannot get hacked.
  • protect your computer because some websites with personal and important information can also get hacked even though you do not think so with how safe the website seems.
  • beware of scams that pop up onto your computer, if you click on something that looks real it could hack into your computer and take out a lot of personal information that can cause you to get hacked and your identity hacked.


Citations:

http://www.consumer.gov/