• Identity Theft Credit Card
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    Identity Theft With the public emergence and worldwide explosion of the internet, Identity theft has become one of the most rapidly increasing crimes. What was once a personal crime requiring criminals to have some form of contact with the victim, if nothing more than rummaging through the trash, can now be done from as close as next door or as far away as across the world. No one is exempt from the possibility that they could be a victim. Identity theft has advanced so rapidly that government a...
  • California Sb 1386 Identity Theft
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    On July 1, 2003, California enacted an electronic data privacy law to protect residents from one of its fastest growing crimes: identity theft. SB 1386 (Civil Code 1798. 29) requires businesses to notify California residents if a security breach results in disclosure of personal electronic data. All businesses are subject to this law regardless of size, location, or operations. Business owners should be aware of the problems associated with identity theft, the steps required to comply with SB 13...
  • Identity Theft Security Number
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    Identity Theft Boo! Are you scared? You should be, you see I'm a ghost and everyday I tap in to the information cyder world. And everyday I have access to you. Worse yet Could be you. According to the secret service approximately one half a billion dollars is lost every year to identity theft online. What people don't seem to realize is that the internet world is just like any other community. so it " safe to assume the would act as any natural community would, vast corporations, little guys sel...
  • Identity Theft Information Security 2003
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    Introduction There is currently a huge growing number of criminals that now do greater and more widespread damage to their victims without ever meeting them. Identity theft surfaced in the early 1990 s and turned peoples everyday transactions into a data gathering game. Bits of personal information such as bankcards, credit card accounts, income, social security numbers or just someone name, address, and phone numbers are now collected and could be used illegally by these individuals without any...
  • Internet Fraud Credit Card
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    This paper will cover the topic of identity theft via the internet, phone and several other schemes. It will identify various ways in which your identity is stolen and ways which you can safeguard yourself from being victimized. I will also report what the Department of Justice is doing and the penalties associated with these crimes. Identity fraud is use of a persons name, social security number or other personal identifying information. Once armed with this information the thief can open accou...
  • Identity Theft Credit One Information
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    Identity Theft In today's society, there is a white-collar crime that has greatly risen in popularity among criminals. This crime is identity theft. Hundreds of thousands of people have their identities stolen each year. Identity theft is when these criminals obtain and use consumers personal information such as credit card numbers, bank account numbers, insurance information, and social security numbers to purchase goods or services fraudulently. According to the Federal Trade Commission, over ...
  • Identity Theft Internet Children Information
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    How excessive Internet use increasingly inflicts negative effects on our society " An estimated 147 million people worldwide accessed the Internet at least once a week from their businesses and home -- more than double the 61 million who browsed the Net in 1996, according to a recent report by Computer Industry Almanac.' The current estimated statistics show that there are over 63 million home internet users, and with the growing importance of the Internet in everyday life, excessive use and its...
  • Identity Theft Information Credit Fraud
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    The topic I picked was Identity theft. Identity theft is a serious crime in today's world. Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personal information such as your name, Social Security number, credit card number or other identifying information, without your permission to commit fraud or other crimes. Once the identity thief has your personal information, there are many things they can do with your information. They can use your information to go on shopping sprees, open new accounts, ch...
  • Computer Crime White Collar
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    In todays society our most valuable commodity is not grain, steel or even technology; it is information. Because of computer networks, just about everyone can now access an astounding range of information. The Internet is international, even though 80 percent of the Internet use occurs in the United States, and a staggering amount of information on every subject imaginable is available for free. Because so many people now have access, computer crimes have become more frequent. Everyone with a co...