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What is Identity Theft?

 

Identity Theft is the fradulent use of personal data of a natural person by a third party.
The goal of identity theft, it is – for example – to conceal criminal activity, to achieve a fraudulent financial benefit, to sell data of the person concerned to interested parties, or to bring the rightful holder of the identity data into disrepute.

The different types of Identity Theft

ID theft offline

  • Theft/Burglary
  • Dumpster diving
  • ID theft workplace
  • Fake Adresses
  • Looking and listening

ID theft online

  • Phishing
  • Spyware/Trojans
  • Spam Mails
  • OSINT
  • Wardriving

ID theft other

  • Vishing
  • SMiSing
  • Skimming
  • Compromising Data
  • Hacking

About the project

VISIT – Victim Support for Identity Theft

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A collaborative project between 4 European Partners, with the financial support from the Prevention of and Fight against Crime Programme of the European Union, European Commission Directorate- General Home Affairs, Leader of the Project: Result Group GmbH

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