Scams to Steal Your Identity

  • Calls or e-mails asking to verify personal information such as bank account number, SSN and/or credit card number 
  • Calls from sales people who ask for your bank account number 
  • Calls or e-mails from financial institutions requesting you update personal information 
  • Steal wallet, purse or mail 
  • Go through personal and business trash 
  • Complete “change of address” forms to divert your mail to another location 
  • Fraudulently obtain credit reports by posing as a landlord, employer, etc
  • Use a special storage device to retain your card number when processing your card