ID Theft 101
Types of ID Theft
Prevention Tips
The Michelle Brown Story
Random U.S. and World Facts

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An occurence when someone wrongfully acquires and uses a consumer’s personal identification, credit, or account information.
What is identity theft?

100

Taking a purse/wallet, personal records from a workplace, tax information, bank or credit card statements, & pre-approved credit card offers from the mail without a person's permission.
What is stealing?

100

You should do this to any credit card offers or bank statements once you no longer need them.
What is to shred?

100

The first name of the person who stole the real Michelle Brown's identity?
Who is Connie?

200

The leading victims of identity theft today. (Give two answers)
Who are teens and senior citizens?

200

Information carelessly discarded into the trash can be stolen when a thief digs through the garbage.
What is dumpster diving?

200

Do not hang this from a chair in a public place or on the hook in the bathroom.
What is a purse?

200

The profession of the lady who noticed that Connie was not the real Michelle Brown.
What is a bank teller?

200

In what eastern country has more English speaking people than the United States?
Where is China?

300

Bank account, credit card, driver's license and social security numbers.
What is personal information?

300

Thieves may steal credit or debit card information by attaching a device to card processors or scan a purse or wallet.
What is skimming?

300

To prevent someone from gaining access to your online information, your password should contain __________, ____________and ___________ to ensure online safety.
What are words, numbers and symbols?

300

The document Michelle Brown fill out that allowed Connie to obtain her personal information. Give me the correct term.
What is a mortgage loan application?

300

In this major U.S. city, there are more cars than there are people.
Where is Los Angeles?

400

A agency of the United States government that primarily focuses on consumer protection.
What is the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)?

400

Thieves use false pretenses to obtain your personal information from financial institutions, telephone companies, and other sources.
What is pre-texting?

400

A legitimate company will never ask you for this while on the phone.
What is your full social security number?

400

Name three ways Connie used Michelle Brown's identity.
What is to buy an SUV, to buy a house, to get a cell phone, to get a credit card, to go to jail (lol) and to get plastic surgery.

400

Name at least one word that does not rhyme with another word in the English language.
What is orange, purple, silver or month.