Top 10 cities to have your identity stolen
Identity theft and identity fraud are terms used to refer to types of crime in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another individual’s personal data in a way that involves fraud or deception, typically for economic gain.
Unlike fingerprints, which are unique to an individual and cannot be given to someone else for their use, personal data — especially Social Security numbers, bank account or credit card numbers, telephone calling card numbers, and other valuable identifying data — can be used by someone to personally profit at the victim’s expense.
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