Cybercrime is a big contributor to the increase in Identity theft and has increased the vunerabilities that pose a potential for an individual to be exploited. Identity theft can best be defined as the action of poessing an individuals personal information, without consent, and using it for personal profit. Identity theft effects millions of Americans every year and has stolen billions and billions of dollars.Identity thieves are constantly developing new methods to target and scam people for their information and money, they prey upon ignorance of innocent customers.In the image shown below, you will see a few out of the many techniques scammers use in the modern age of technology.

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