Thursday, October 18, 2007

How to beat ID fraudsters?

This post is a response to the previous post - How to lose your ID easily to fraudsters?

National Identity Fraud Prevention Week's website
has came out with a list of suggestions on how to beat the ID fraudsters. Some of the suggestions are:
  • Don't throw away bills, bank statements or anything that could reveal personal details.
  • Shred all documents, whether at home or work, especially documents containing personal or financial information.
  • Carefully read bank and credit card statements and query any unusual payments.
  • Never give out personal details to people who contact you by telephone or email.
  • Do not reply to emails asking you to confirm private information.
  • Lock up personal documents at home.
The website also provide some facts and real life stories related to ID frauds.

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