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Identity Theft Scams
Identity Theft Scams

There are a million ways to steal someone's identity and once thieves have your personal information, they can max out your credit cards, drain your bank account, and ruin your credit rating.

Identity theft scams come in all shapes and sizes—friends or grandchildren "stranded" in a foreign country, the hotel front desk "verifying" your credit card in the middle of the night, "charity" solicitations from groups you've never supported in the past.

Never, ever give your Social Security/Social Insurance, bank account or credit card numbers to someone who has contacted you to ask for them.

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