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Identity theft

Identity theft refers to the act of deliberately stealing and using someone else's identity for financial gain. This is usually accomplished by deceiving people into sharing personal details and other valuable data

PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN TO PREVENT IDENTITY THEFT

WHEN ONLINE

Do:

  • Use complex passwords/passphrases
  • Ensure the website/portal is a genuine and secure site

Dont:

  • Enable the auto log-in features
  • Give card number/PAN/Aadhaar details unless necessary
  • Reply to suspicious emails or chats

AT ALL TIMES

Do:

  • Pay attention to every SMS/email/letter received from the bank
  • Examine your bank and credit card statements for any unusual transactions
  • Shred/tear all unwanted paper records including ATM slips

Dont:

  • Share passwords with anyone
  • Leave important documents out in the open

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