Frequently Asked Questions
Identity Theft is the act of using your personal information without your consent. Here is some information to help you if you think you have been exposed to identity theft and the steps you can take to minimise the impact. View the information on your topic of interest below
Identity theft is the act of using your personal data without consent. This may occur online, through email or phone scams, spyware on your computer or even just stolen mail. Fraudsters are usually trying to steal money directly or to set up fake accounts in someone else’s name.
A stolen identity can be used to: