What is it?
Identity theft occurs when an individual steals personal information of another in an attempt to comming theft or fraud.
What do do if you fall victim to or witness identity theft
-Contact the fraud department of the credit bureaus
-Notify the victim (if it is somebody else)
-Notify the police
how to prevent identity theft
-Never give your personal information to untrusted organisations or individuals
-Lock your mailboxes
-Don't carry social security cards or sensitive personal information on you
"Identity Theft." FBI. 17 Mar. 2010. FBI. 13 Jan. 2014 http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/investigate/cyber/identity_theft.
"LTGTBT: Tips." LTGTBT: Tips. 13 Jan. 2014 http://www.lookstoogoodtobetrue.com/pop/tips.aspx.
"Social Security Card." ID= - How Do I Get an ID? - Social Security Card. 13 Jan. 2014 <http://www.nyc.gov/html/id/html/how/social_security_card.shtml>.