Beware Identity Theft! #AAH

Identity theft- “Obtaining personal or financial information of another person to use their identity to commit fraud, such as making unauthorized transactions or purchases. Victims are typically left with damage to their credit, finances, and reputation.”

Simple safety tips to prevent Identity theft:

Destroy private records and statements 

Tear up/ shred – credit cards statements/ documents that contain private financial information

Secure your mail. Empty your mailbox quickly, use a lock
Never leave ATM, credit card receipts behind
Never let your credit card out of your sight

Question sales people if they really need PAN/Aadhar details

Thoroughly review your credit card statements 
Report any merchant/ location/purchase you are sure you didn’t transact with/at


Stay Aware, Stay Safe!


#AAH #CyberSafety #India