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    Identity Theft Speech

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    pay cheque for months. After some time-consuming effort, I realised the only explanation for the insufficient funds is that I have been a victim of identity theft. Identity theft and fraud both interchangeable terms refer to the crime in which someone…

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    Personal Identity Theft

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    accounts, you slowly start making the connection that your personal information has been stolen. Someone stole your identity and opened up fraudulent accounts in your name! Even though most people could never imagine this happening to them, identity theft happens all the time to unsuspecting people who are carelessness with their personal identity information. Criminals are waiting to seize the opportunity to steal your personal information. As a victim, your life is turned upside down,…

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    Preventing Identity Theft

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    Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States and is a serious problem that affects millions of innocent people (Identity Theft Victim Statistics), and the government need to implement better regulations to help put a stop to this crime. Identity theft is described as a crime where a thief steals your full name or social security number and uses it in a fraudulently manner to apply for credit cards, file taxes, or even get medical services (Identity Theft). As a…

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    Victims Of Identity Theft

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    Identity theft is a problem that is effecting more and more people every year, a report released by Michael Keenan shows that an average Australian household is 16 times more likely to be effected by identity fraud then it is to be effected by a robbery, this same report also indicates that people are becoming less concerned about identity crime, however with fraud incidents increasing by 30,000 from 2014 to 2015 and misuse of identity increasing by almost 20,000 from 2014 to 2015 it is best to…

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    criminals. However, recent technological trends have required the government to address the intensifying problem of identity theft. Because identity theft has become prevalent throughout the US society, many legal and criminal justice scholars have articulated the different types of identity theft and the consequences that the victims and offenders often experience. Identity theft relates to instances in which an offender steals and uses the information of a victim to fulfill criminal…

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    Identity Theft Definition

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    Definition of Identity Theft The National Crime Victimization Survey stated that, “there is no one universally accepted definition of identity theft as the term describes a variety of illegal acts involving theft or misuse of personal information” (As cited in Copes and Vieraitis, 2012). Therby, a commonly accepted definition of identity theft is known as the unlawful use, or possession, of someone else’s personal identifying information, which, can result in a criminal charge. Personally…

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    as cyber theft and loss of jobs. Overall, I believe the positives of computers far outweigh the negative impacts of computers. First of all, computers have had a huge impact in communication. Before there were computers, we had to use morse code, letters, and expensive phone calls, but now with computers, we have the ability to send electronic mail (e-mail), send voice messages through Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP),…

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    Cause Of Identity Theft

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    I believe that in order to avoid identity theft we must educate ourselves on the value of our personal data because only then we can learn the habits necessary for maintaining good credit. Not knowing the consequences of handling our personal data irresponsibly is the leading cause of identity theft. I have witnessed my father engaging in such irresponsible actions that led to his bad credit and significantly affected his life. My father has always been losing his wallet once every few years, he…

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    Society's awareness of the crimes of theft and fraud against the elderly have come to the forefront because of media and social awareness. Criminal cases have been publicized to show the extent of these crimes. One criminal case involving the financial abuse of an elderly individual occurred on January 2, 2017, in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Christopher Strose was arrested for stealing more than sixty thousand dollars from his grandfather. “Thirty three year old Christopher Strose was…

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    is identity theft. Everyone probably doesn’t think that identity theft is a real crime. Believe it or not identity theft is one of the topic crimes in America today. Identity theft is often in the news. It is sad because someone will profit off of another loses. Identity theft is where the illegal use of someone else 's personal information especially in order to obtain money or credit (Johnson, 2014). When it comes to identity theft there are all types of ways to commit identity theft. This…

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