The fraudulent practice of using another person’s name and personal information in order to obtain credit, loans, etc.
- We're seeing a huge increase in identity theft and associated financial theft.
- Have you been the victim of identity theft or credit card fraud?
- The mandate of the unit is telemarketing fraud, identity theft, and the Nigerian scam.
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