To help you protect yourself against identity theft and fraud, you need to know what to look for and which documents you should keep secure. The sections below will walk you through how to distinguish between fraud and identity theft and present you a detailed portrait of how and where most scams occur.

After all, understanding the problem is half of the solution!

What is Fraud?
What is Identity Theft?
Where Does Identity Theft Occur?
Most Common Types of Scams
Who is Behind These Crimes?