Identity theft is a criminal act of getting hold of personal data of others without their knowledge or permission with an intent to defraud. The personal data is used by identity thieves to impersonate the data subjects for fraudulent purposes, for example,
Common ways to steal personal data:
Signs that you may have fallen victim to identity theft:
If you have fallen victim to identity theft, you may consider taking the following measures:
Some references on understanding Identity Theft and how to protect yourself:
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