What Form of Identity Theft Crime Is The Worst?
Anytime someone is victimized by identity theft and fraud it is a scary proposition. You get a phone call from a collection service that demands payment for a product you never heard of made in a store you have never been to in a state you have never visited. Explaining this basic truth to the person on the other end does not seem to do any good. Pay it or else and they do mean or else.
There is also the criminal identity theft. Law enforcement officials show up at your place of employment and take you out in handcuffs. It seems you are wanted for passing bad checks and a bench warrant has been issued for your arrest since you never showed up in court. Trying to explain that to stoic police officers who have heard it all before is not going to work. It’s scary and humiliating as your boss and coworkers watch it all unfold. Yet according to a number of experts and more than a few victims there is one form of identity theft out there that tops the list for scariness.
Cloning is when stealing your …