- Account Takeover - Your existing
credit card or account number are used to purchase products and
- Application Fraud - Using your SSN or other
identifying information, new credit accounts are opened in your
- Criminal Identity
Fraud - Your identity is taken to commit a crime,
enter a country, or commit acts of terrorism.
- An ID thief will steal your mail or wallet
containing information about
you, your credit and personal finances.
- He/She will obtain your
credit report by posing as a landlord or employer.
- He/She will
use personal information you have on the internet or scam
you by email.
- Steal mail, rummage through your trash and even
complete a "change
of address form" to divert your mail to another location.