identity theft

identity theft


: the illegal use of someone else's personal identifying information (such as a Social Security number) in order to get money or credit

Full Definition of IDENTITY THEFT

:  the illegal use of someone else's personal information (as a Social Security number) especially in order to obtain money or credit


  1. How can we protect ourselves against identity theft?

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Other Legal Terms

actionable, alienable, carceral, chattel, complicity, decedent, larceny, malfeasance, modus operandi


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