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Attempts to gain your personal information

Scammers are constantly createing new and clever ways of stealing your personal information so they can use your identity to commit fraud such as using your credit card or opening a bank account.


    Subcategories

    • Identity theft
      Identity theft

      Identity theft is a type of fraud that involves using someone else's identity to steal money or gain other benefits.

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    • Phishing
      Phishing

      Phishing scams are attempts by scammers to trick you into giving out personal information such as your bank account numbers, passwords and credit card numbers.

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    • Hacking
      Hacking

      Hacking occurs when a scammer gains access to your personal information by using technology to break into your computer, mobile device or network.

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