In this survey which crimes are considered as identity theft?

George Mason University Victims & Threats of Identity Theft Q&A Discussion

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Question Description

 

Your tasks: https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/vit16_sum.pdf

Read the research brief by the US Bureau of Justice Statistics titled “Identity Theft Victims” under Lesson 1 learning materials and answer the following questions:

  • In this survey which crimes are considered as identity theft?
  • In 2016, what percentage of individuals 16 years and older who participated in this survey reported that they had been victim of identity theft?
  • Who are at risk of being an identity theft victim?
  • What are the harms of identity theft victimization?
  • Are harms only limited to economic harms?
  • What percentage of identity theft victims report their victimization to police?
  • Why do some victims do not report their victimization experience to the police