Identity theft occurs when someone uses another’s personal identifying information, like their name, identifying number, or credit card number without their permission, to commit fraud or other crimes.
Identity theft is one of the fastest-growing crimes in the United States. In 2017, there were approximately 16 million victims of identity theft costing citizens $16.8 billion. These alarming statistics demonstrate ID theft may be the most frequent, costly and pervasive crime in the US. The presentation will focus on:
*The different types of Identity Theft
*The Dark Web and what measures you can take to minimize becoming a victim