• 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...
  • Security On Internet Unsolicited E Mail
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    Internet has become an essential tool for daily tasks. The options people have nowadays are limitless: banking, shopping, booking reservations, chatting, and so on. However, several drawbacks have arisen that are of concern to all of the internet users. Unfortunately, incidents of auction fraud, the sale of illegal items, and criminal trespassing are booming in the e-commerce market. The nature of the Internet and the ease of gaining anonymity on it, has made crime easy and catching criminals m...
  • Elderly Warned About Social Security Scams
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    Elderly warned about Social Security scams WASHINGTON (AP) -- Elderly Americans should be careful about giving out their Social Security numbers, officials warned Tuesday after arresting a man who sent out letters offering an extra check to senior citizens who send back money or their bank account and Social Security numbers. 'People should be really cautious about who they give their personal information to, especially their Social Security number,' said Social Security Administration spokeswom...
  • 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...
  • 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 ...
  • Social Security Numbers Number Digits
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    Just having a Social Security number is no longer a symbol of adulthood, the numbers use is no longer confined to working and paying taxes. Government agencies, business and schools rely on Social Security numbers to identify people in their computer systems. Many people receive their Social Security numbers when they start their first job. It is the first step into becoming an American citizen and, to pay taxes. Since the beginning, in 1935, the Social Security number has become more and more i...
  • Internet Privacy Is It Safe
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    Joseph Marsh Marsh 1 Ms. Spann English 101 April 01, 2001 Internet Privacy: Is the Internet Really Safe? With every generation, they bring with them a new invention, to advance us both technologically and scientifically, and thus make life better for us all. Technology, as defined in the New Lexicon Webster's Dictionary of the English Language, is 'the science of technical processes in a wide, though related field of knowledge." Technology, then can be anything as long as it helps us advance in ...