Lesson_13 - Protecting Your Identity FSoS 1301 Cash or...

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1 Lesson 13 Protecting Your Identity FSoS 1301: Cash or Credit: You Need to Know Required Readings and Materials for Lesson 13: Betz, A. (2011, February 15). College students and identity theft, part I1 [Webinar and PowerPoint slides] . Retrieved from http://www. minneapolisfed . org/news_events/events/community/ recent. cfm . View webinar or PowerPoint slides. Federal Trade Commission (2006, May). Deter. Detect. Defend. Avoid Theft [Video file] . Retrieved April 10, 2011 from http://www. ftc . gov/bcp/edu/microsites/idtheft/video/avoid-identity-theft- video .html . View video clip. Federal Trade Commission (2006, February). Take charge: Fighting against identity theft. Retrieved from http://www. ftc .gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/idtheft/idt04. shtm . Read document. http://money.msn.com/money-video? vid=dada705a-e510-45aa-b311-18217acb4d4e . View video clip. Required Readings and Materials for Lesson 13: Betz, A. (2011, February 15). College students and identity theft, part 1 [Webinar and PowerPoint slides] . Retrieved from http://www. minneapolisfed . org/news_events/events/community/ recent. cfm . View webinar or PowerPoint slides. Alderman, J. (n.d.) Make sure you are cyber secure. Practical Money Skills for Life . Retrieved from https://www. practicalmoneyskills .com/personalfinance/experts/practicalmoneymatters/columns_201 0/1210_cyberSecurity. php . Read article. ID Theft FaceOff. (n.d.) OnGuardOnline. Retrieved from http://www. onguardonline . gov/games/id- theft-faceoff . aspx . Play game.
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2 Lesson 13 Learning Objectives Understand the concepts of identity theft and credit card fraud. Differentiate “account takeover” from “true name” identity theft. Identify the ways in which personal information can be stolen. Know how you can protect yourself from identity theft. Recognize the common signs of identity theft. List the actions you can take if you are a victim of identity theft. By the end of this lesson, you should: •Understand the concepts of identity theft and credit card fraud. •Differentiate “account takeover” from “true name” identity theft. •Identify the ways in which personal information can be stolen. •Know how you can protect yourself from identity theft. •Recognize the common signs of identity theft. •List the actions you can take if you are a victim of identity theft.
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3 Lesson 13 Is Identity Theft Really Something to Worry About? Is identity fraud something to worry about? Individuals ages 18-24 have the highest rate of identity fraud. There were 11 million victims in 2009. New account fraud costs an average of $4,849 to the victim. Is identity fraud really something to worry about?
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