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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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Don’t Get Kurupted by scam websites. Scammers change the URL very slightly, so you think you’re buying from a reputable website. Don’t Get Kurupted – check the URL before you buy. Scammers sometimes change the URL very slightly, so you think you’re buying from a reputable website. Don’t Get Kurupted – check the URL before you buy.

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That is bang on. Don’t get fooled by someone sliding into your DMs offering you an easy way to make money by doing them a favour. Money mules are recruited lots of different ways, including DMs on social media. Don’t Get Kurupted by the promise of a quick way to make cash.

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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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Always use a different - complicated - password for every online account. Go and change your passwords! You should never use the same password on different online accounts. And while you’re at it, check your passwords aren’t easy to figure out.

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Identity theft affects over 100,000 people every year.

When you’re shopping online you should check the URL before you buy from a website.

As well as approaching people face to face to get them to be money mules, fraudsters also use social media to try to recruit money mules through DMs or adverts.

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.

You should use a different, complex password for each online account.

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