Identity Theft - Head Matters

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Introduction

Identity theft and fraud are big problems for people of all ages, geographies and income levels. Students are especially at risk because they tend to be na├»ve about how important it is to keep private information private.  In this course we’ll cover identity theft, fraud, scams and protecting yourself as a consumer.

Our Identity Theft Course was developed using information from the Federal Reserve Bank System, and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Here's an outline of what we will cover in this course:  

  1. Identity theft
    1. How it happens
    2. The thieves
  2. Preventing identity theft
  3. What to do it you’re a victim of identity theft
    1. Documenting your actions
    2. Who to contact
  4. Fraud and scams
    1. Fraud on the phone
    2. Fraud at the door
    3. Fraud through the mailbox 
  5. Preventing fraud and scams
    1. In your home
    2. Credit cards
    3. Out of the home – shopping and services
    4. Credit report check-ups
    5. Opt-out
    6. Online safety

Current Course:
Identity Theft

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