Module 12 Lesson 2 Mastery Assignment

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Module 12 Lesson 2 Mastery Assignment

Module 12 Lesson 2 Mastery Assignment

Q: What do you think identity theft is?A: Identity theft is stealing someone's social security number, bank information, or credit card, and opening accounts or loans under the victim's name.

Q: What information do you have in your wallet or purse that an identity thief could use?A: They could use my license, credit card, bank cards, and health insurance cards.

Q: How can a thief use this information?A: They can open lines of credit and such under my name.Q: What is a credit report used for?A: It is used to check the credit worthiness of a prospective customer.Q: Where do you suggest that people keep their credit card numbers?A: You can take every precaution in the world, but really just make sure that you know where your cards are, whether that be safe in your pocket or locked up in a safe.Q: Do you keep your ATM, credit, and debit card receipts? Why or why not?A: I do not get receipts. I keep a running list for debit purchases for gas, etcetera.Q: Do you check the receipt charges with the charges on your monthly statement?A: Yes.Q: Have you ever found a fraudulent charge on your bank statement?A: No.Q: Do you destroy pre-approved credit card applications?A: Yes - I don't want someone to be able to use the information to open an account.Q: Have you ever used your credit card for unsolicited phone purchases?A: No.Q: Do you know what a secure browser is? If so, why is it important for Internet purchases?A: Yes, it is important because it encrypts the personal information that you give.



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