Identity Theft and Phishing

January 2009
FEDUP: Senior Fraud Education & Protection Program;2009, p33
The article offers information on how consumers can protect themselves from identity theft and phishing in New Jersey. It suggests that one should keep a list of all account numbers and avoid e-mail notices that requests account information. It also mentions that one can file a police report in times when account tampering happened.


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