White Collar Crime Prevention

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Identity Thief

Identity Thief happens when someone uses information about you without permission:

Ex:

  1. Name and address
  2. Credit card or bank account numbers
  3. Social Security number
  4. Medical insurance account numbers


What to do if you are a victim of Identity Thief:

  • Place an initial fraud alert on your three credit reports
  • order your credit reports


Ways we can prevent this from happening:

  • Watch who we give information to
  • watch what we leave unlock for others to see
  • Check your reports to make sure nothing weird popping up .