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    Discussion Though identity theft is mostly viewed on the negative side, there are also positive impacts of identity theft. To an individual, it may not be much of a benefit since the emotional suffering may be more than one can handle. An individual can gain favors from an institution that lead to the identity theft. An example is where a customer of a certain bank deposits cash for safekeeping. As a normal customer of the bank, withdrawals and deposits as well as carrying out payments using…

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    How to Save Your Kid From Identification Theft. Parents with children older than one season are required to file a Public Protection Variety for their children to qualify for tax deduction. Today however, identity criminals are using this new tactic to grab precious information and commit fraudulent activities. What exactly is child identity robbery and how is it done? More importantly, how can you secure your children from this crime? What is Kid ID Theft? Apparently, identity criminals grab…

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    criminal. Identity theft was the number one complaint category in the CSN for calendar year 2014 with 13% of the overall complaints. The purpose of this study is to explore the increasing cases of identity theft through internet. Specifically, this paper focuses…

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    $5,130 Identity theft victims usually spend over 500 hours repairing the damage. The long process of repairing identity theft damage can cause great emotional stress. Websites such as IdentityTheft.gov, give step-by-step directions to help walk a victim through repairing the damage. Some Americans neglect the fact that identity theft leads to months of financial damage, emotional stress, and many people do not follow the procedures to protect themselves against it. Identity theft can disturb…

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    Identity theft is increasingly on the rise because it is a convenient crime. This method of thievery is attractive to criminals because they can commit the crime leisurely within their home, car, the park, place of employment, or anywhere they can access a computer, laptop, or any other electronic device. According to Dictionary.com, identity theft as crimes in which a person’s personal identity is illegally obtained and misused for criminal gain. Identity theft is not new; it has been around…

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    Identity Theft According to Dictionary.com, identity theft is the the fraudulent acquisition and use of a person 's private identifying information, usually for financial gain. To have your identity stolen is an unfortunate event; it can also change your entire life for the worse. Identity theft is very common, especially with the increase in technology, and can easily happen to someone if precautions are not taken. There are a variety of ways to use as protection to try to prevent it from…

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    Criminal identity theft - the posing of another when apprehended for a crime - can occur when someone uses the personal information of someone else, including a driver's license or another form of identification. In this case, if a person is arrested, he or she will pose as another. The crime is similar to identity cloning, which is the impersonation of another in an attempt to conceal an identity. In this situation, someone will impersonate the victim and use his or her information so the…

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    Theft According to Cap 63 section 267, it includes any inanimate thing, movable and capable of being stolen including animals. Under section 268(1), stealing is whereby a person who fraudulently and without claim of right takes anything capable of being stolen, or fraudulently converts to the use of any person other than general or special owner, is said to have stolen. The elements of are as follows: 1. Appropriation that involves trespassory taking and carrying away OR fraudulent conversion…

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    Department of Justice says, “Identity theft and identity fraud are terms used to refer to all types of crime in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another person 's personal data in some way that involves fraud or deception, typically for economic gain.” Lots of people tend to fall the common mistake of opening popups.…

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    Identity theft is a growing problem in the USA and the world. Identity theft is most common from ages 18-49. In 2006 there were 5,503 reported incidents of identity theft, in 2014 there was a whopping 67,168 reported incidents of identity theft. “We’ve been dealing with criminals faking IDs for decades, from check forgers to fugitives on the run. But the threat is more pervasive and the scams more sophisticated than ever, including new online elements”,…

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