Question: How do you spot a con artist?

How does a con artist work?

By definition, a con artist is a manipulator who cheats, or tricks, others through persuading them to believe something that is not true. Through deception, they fool people into believing they can make easy money when, in fact, it is the con artist who ends up taking the victims money.

How do you know if you are dating a con artist?

A final sign that youre dating a con-artist: Multiple social security numbers. Having more than one social security number is illegal. If a man has more than one, hes using it to scam money or avoid the law. If he claims to be a victim of identity theft, have him show you documentation.

What might Identity thieves do with your identity?

Identity thieves can steal your personal information directly or indirectly by: Stealing your wallets and purses containing identification cards, credit cards and bank information. Stealing your mail including credit and bank statements, phone or utility bills, new checks, and tax information.

What to do if you suspect your identity has been stolen?

If you become a victim of identity theft, or even suspect that you might be a victim, take immediate action.Contact one of the credit reporting agencies fraud alert departments and place a fraud alert on your credit report. Contact your lenders, banks, and insurance companies and let them know the situation.More items

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