Unformatted text preview: text Calling" People misrepresenting themselves as agents of a financial institution to get personal information that can either be sold or used by the identity thief. "Shoulder Surfing" Identity thieves can get your pin number by simply looking over your shoulder while you are at the ATM. Some identity thieves will use technology to obtain this information. "Dumpster Dive" Identity thieves dig through trash to try and find all types of personal information such as: credit cards, bank statements, medical records, and employment documents to try and find anything that contains personal information. Ways of identity theft cont. Technological advances have made identity theft faster a...
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- Spring '08