identity fraud

Definition of "identity fraud"
  1. The illicit use of another person's identifying information, such as their name or social security number, to commit deceptive acts
How to use "identity fraud" in a sentence
  1. The criminals engaged in identity fraud by using stolen social security numbers to open credit cards.
  2. Preventing identity fraud is crucial in online financial transactions.
  3. She became a victim of identity fraud when her personal details were misused to apply for loans.

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