Identity theft is one of the most persistent crimes in the United States. This course focuses on how criminals steal identities and how to prevent victimization. It covers simple steps individuals can employ to keep their identities safe and protect them from the plethora of scams and frauds that pervade our society. The course also provides solution-oriented approaches based on real-life examples as well as numerous resources, tips, and recommendations.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify specific ways criminals obtain personal information from individuals
- Cite how to utilize various practices to prevent fraud and personal information from being compromised
- Identify how to check, monitor, and freeze a personal credit file
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