Jinfo BlogIdentity Theft: The Fastest Growing Crime Wave and Our Role [ABSTRACT]

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By Julie Gershon

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Abstract

Identity theft is a growing problem as more personal data finds its way online, enabling thieves to pose as someone else in order to obtain credit, merchandise or services. Julie Gershon provides common sense tips on protecting your online identity to ensure that you steer clear of the epidemic.

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Identity theft is a growing problem as more personal data finds its way online, enabling thieves to pose as someone else in order to obtain credit, merchandise or services. Julie Gershon provides common sense tips on protecting your online identity to ensure that you steer clear of the epidemic.

What's Inside:

Identity theft is a crime in which key pieces of data, including social security numbers, driver’s licenses etc. are obtained and used in a fraudulent manner… The Federal Trade Commission estimates that the current 1 in 8 people who are victims can spend on average 600 hours and US$1400 in out-of-pocket expenses to start resolving the damage.

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