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May 18, 2012

Top 10 Ways to Avoid Identity Theft Scams

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1. Disguised phone call scam

2. Smishing - Often times a link will appear in the body of an email or a text on your phone telling you to “click here” for your prize.

3. Fake emails

4. Computer virus

5. Child social security number theft

6. "Skimming" credit card scam

7. Mail fraud

8. Missed call scam

9. Marriage fraud

10. Electronic pickpocketing

11. Medical identity theft
12. Online dating scams
13. TypoSquatting (URL hijacking)
14. Home improvement scams
15. Check fraud