Social media users are inadvertently giving fraudsters all the information they need to steal their identities and take credit out in their names.

Victims who fail to guard their private information online are leaving themselves vulnerable to con artists reproducing a person’s identity using details spread across several popular websites.

Using personal details left sometimes unguarded on websites like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter – coupled with publicly-accessible information on websites like 192 – criminals are able to make false credit card, loan or overdraft applications and leave their victims saddled with the debt. [read]

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/cardsloans/article-2231258/Fraudsters-use-Facebook-Twitter-steal-identities.html#ixzz2CPSrcaA0
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