Synthetic Identity Theft



Identity theft is an ever evolving crime. As fraud protection experts learn the latest schemes that criminals are arranging, fraudsters simply modify their methods to make their crimes more difficult to detect. Identity thieves now combine information from multiple individuals to create a false identity. This technique is called synthetic identity theft. This fraud is so hard to detect, you could be an unassuming victim!

A special thanks to Ayers Automotive in Santa Barbara for sponsoring our show. Thank you to Meathead Movers in Santa Barbara for being our community partner.

To report or investigate a potential scam, visit Scam Tracker, or call BBB of the Tri-Counties at 805-963-8657

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