HOW CAN SOMEONE GET MY INFORMATION?
Your personal identity information is used to process practically every non-cash transaction: ATM machines, bills and receipts thrown in the trash, public records, unsecured mailboxes, stolen pocketbooks, internet transactions, phony notices and requests from governmental agencies, telephone solicitations, and marketing ploys promising prizes, personnel files, obituaries, and medical records, etc. The creativity of the criminal mind can be remarkable.
WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO THEY WANT?
- Social Security Number
- Birth Date
- Driver's License Number
- Mother's Maiden Name
- Bank Account or Credit/Debit Card Numbers
- PIN Numbers
- Log-on Names/I.D.s