Identity Theft

Discipline: Finance

Type of Paper: Discussion Essay

Academic Level: High school

Paper Format: APA

Pages: 1 Words: 275


Chapter 5 discusses the topic of Identity Theft. Print and electronic media are full of stories about potential security risks that can arise from your personal computer. It is important to keep in mind, however, that there are also many ways that your identity can be stolen other than from your computer. The U.S. federal government provides many resources to help protect citizens from identity thieves.

Go to and complete the following:

1. Review the information pertaining to Identity Theft on this webpage for these 3 categories: Protecting Your Identity, Discovering Identity Theft, and Identity Theft - Specific Issues.

2. Post at least one useful tip that you found from any of these 3 categories on this Identity Theft website. The tip can relate to identity theft or any other information that you found of interest on this website. Your initial post should be a minimum of 250 words.