Protecting your identity is the only way to prevent it from being stolen. Checking for Other Identity Theft Problems A thief that uses your name or health insurance information for medical care, may use it in other situations. Through the use of , a company can find and archive to their databases loads of personal information about the visitors to their companies and or client's websites. The client does not have health insurance, but his twin brother does. Every human being is born unique and his uniqueness is determined by his exclusive genetic identity. Thus, a solid and robust action plan need to be properly and carefully designed with alignment with latest information technologies in order to implement and practice good and excellent ethical values within the communities. Ask the provider to correct or delete each error.
Sharing information like family trips or vacation can attract robbers to come into the house when the family is visiting their families out of state. Identify theft can result in the use of your private information to commit fraud or other crimes. Specific Purpose: to present an informative speech about identity theft. Funny; they're addressed to you, but you didn't order anything. Identity theft is the theft of one's personal identifying information such as one's name, address, date of birth, credit card numbers, bank information, and most of all social security number National Insurance Crime Bureau, 2000. The problem is, effective measures are very hard to come by when dealing with identity theft because almost any security protocol can be by-passed.
This is where the waters get muddy, because often the users have no idea that their identities, habits and buying records are being recorded and stored. However, the most basic definition of our identity would be the qualities, beliefs, and baggage that make up each person. However, identity theft, cyberbullying and phishing are three major type of cybercrimes which are impacting social networking websites. This paper sought to understand social networking term and explore current and possible ethical issues derived from the explosive impact of social networking sites in ethical and professional views of perspective such as privacy, free speech, data leakage and identity theft. Victims of identity theft people whose identities have been stolen stand to suffer unfavorable consequences if they are assumed responsible for the actions of the perpetrator.
Carding This is a term used for a procedure to confirm the cogency of taken card documents. This is because crime is the direct opposite of development. The idea is to keep in mind how much information is already out there about you, and generate awareness about what people could do with those information. According to the Federal Trade Commission, over 1. Experts also claim that identity theft is the fastest-growing crime in the world.
Mail Online, 2016 Identity thefts also concerns financial fraud, examples include credit card fraud, bank fraud, tax rebate fraud. Do not be alarmed citizen for there are many easy ways to protect yourself from spyware. Identity theft is a global problem that cannot be stopped without effective measures. Do the claims paid match the care you received? Twenty-nine percent of cases stem from health care providers billing for unrendered services and from malicious insiders employed by health providers who steal and sell medical identities. Stalkers, sexual predators, and identity theft are what define the Internet these days because of the degrading coverage of it by the media.
This includes true name and account takeover. Businesses are prime targets because they require personal information from their customers, employees, etc. I will also report what the Department of Justice is doing and the penalties associated with these crimes. Most likely you will lose the money unless the person who stole your Identity is caught. Medical identity thieves may pretend to work for an insurance company, doctor's offices, clinic, or pharmacy to try to trick you into revealing sensitive information.
Crimes refer to any violation of law or the commission of an act forbidden by law. Overall, the article used pathos effectively to support the identity theft claim by capturing quotes from actual identity theft victims and the author utilized scare tactics to inform the neutral audience about the various ways that identity theft can happen and to help protect their identity on and offline. Slowly, you open the envelope, not knowing what to expect. A thief may use your name or health insurance numbers to see a doctor, get prescription drugs, file claims with your insurance provider, or get other care. This paper argues that identity theft is wrong because the perpetrator uses the victim as a mere means to achieve an end.
We all use different services that we feel either enrich our lives or make them more enjoyable every day, from email to FaceBook, MySpace, and e-commerce. Conclusion Social networking sites have become an essential element and support for current modern lifestyle and communities. Do you know what this entails? Identity theft is when these criminals obtain and use consumers personal information such as credit card numbers, bank account numbers, insurance information, and social security numbers to purchase goods or services fraudulently. I also wrote about privacy on my post, however, we both took a very different approach on the topic which I find pretty interesting! These actors have perpetrated innumerable crimes and the government struggles to combat these modern criminals. These cases are not only difficult to solve, but are also very long-lasting. Also getting removed from any lists a user has been added to can be a wild goose chase of neverending unsubscribe emails.
Get a Lawyer Get a lawyer to help you through the legal issues if you have been the victim of identity theft. It offers teachers and students to access educational support. It could force you to close your business and fees may go up. Although free speech is always seen as unobtrusive to many and supported in democratic ideology, it is a dangerous weapon for specific group of people to manipulate the right to release or spark an unethical sentiment such as racial or religious hatred within the digital space through social media. In 2006, it was reported by Webroot Software Inc.