Top ten identity theft cities

Posted on Saturday, Jul 15 2006 @ 18:26 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Mens News Daily has published a list of the ten most risk and ten least risky cities for identity theft. The top three most risky cities are San Francisco, Seattle and Denver.
Identity theft and identity fraud are terms used to refer to types of crime in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another individual’s personal data in a way that involves fraud or deception, typically for economic gain.

Unlike fingerprints, which are unique to an individual and cannot be given to someone else for their use, personal data — especially Social Security numbers, bank account or credit card numbers, telephone calling card numbers, and other valuable identifying data — can be used by someone to personally profit at the victim’s expense.
You can check it out over here.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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