Chinese Library: ID Theft

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Library: Chinese | Freeze Your Credit File (Chinese) Leave ID thieves out in the cold.


A credit file “security freeze” is a preventive tool to help you avoid identity theft and to block impostors from using your personal information to establish credit. This publication explains how to “freeze” your credit file, which prevents new credit from being established in your name until you temporarily or permanently lift the freeze.

Category: Credit Reports/Scores ID Theft on Oct 10, 2017

Library: Chinese | Senior Scams - Just say no! (Chinese) .

每個人都應該對詐騙提高警覺﹐但是老年人有時候特別容易上當受騙。手冊列明許多騙局的偽裝手法﹑特別提醒老年人易被針對的詐騙。也包括“騙局跡象” 及各種避免受騙的要訣。

Everyone must be on guard against scams, but seniors can sometimes be more vulnerable to fraud. This brochure outlines the many guises of fraud, with special attention to scams that target seniors. Signs of fraud and tips for avoiding scams are included.

Category: Fraud/Scams ID Theft on Sep 28, 2010

Library: Chinese | ID Theft & Account Fraud - Prevention & Cleanup (Chinese) .


An identity thief is an imposter who assumes another person’s identity in order to profit illegally or because the thief wants to hide behind a new identity. Identity theft—or ID theft—occurs when the imposter uses your personal information to commit fraud or other crimes. This publication can help you take steps to prevent ID theft, or if you are a victim, to clear up the problems created by ID theft and to lessen its impact on your life.

Category: Fraud/Scams ID Theft Privacy Rights on Sep 10, 2010

Library: Chinese | Fraud Bingo Game (Chinese) .


Consumer Action’s Fraud Bingo is a fun activity you can use in your trainings.

Category: Fraud/Scams ID Theft on Mar 09, 2010


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