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Spot on. Make sure you don’t let anyone “borrow” your bank account to receive money or make payments. This is exactly what a money mule is. Don’t Get Kurupted by letting someone else use your bank account to deposit money or make a payment.

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Keep your personal details safe and think twice before sharing personal information online and in real life to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft. Don’t Get Kurupted by identity thieves. Think twice before sharing personal information online and in real life to avoid becoming a victim.

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Fraudsters don’t need all your personal details to steal your identity. They can collect your details from different places until they have enough information, so think twice before you share your details. Fraudsters don’t need to know all your personal details to steal your identity, a few bits of information can be enough. Don’t Get Kurutped - keep your personal details safe and take care before you share.

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Social media posts about things like where you live, your birthday and even information like your pet’s name can help fraudsters to find out your personal details. Be careful what you share, and always check your privacy settings. Social media posts about things like where you live, your birthday and even information like your pet’s name can help fraudsters to find out your personal details. Be careful what you share, and always check your privacy settings.

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If this has happened to you, report it to your bank first and then report it to Action Fraud www.actionfraud.police.uk. Don’t Get Kurupted by online selling scams. If you order something that never arrives, report it to your bank and then you can report it to Action Fraud www.actionfraud.police.uk.

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A money mule is someone who lets another person deposit money into their bank account. Some of the money is then transferred onto another account, and the remainder is kept as payment for the favour.

Identity theft affects over 100,000 people every year.

Fraudsters only need a few of your personal details to open new bank accounts, get credit cards, claim benefits and apply for official documents like a driving licence - in your name.

It's easy to overshare on social media and give away your personal details without realising.

Victims of online shopping scams might find that their goods never get delivered.

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