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Mobile Identity theft is scaling Mycleanid Identity Theft Protectionnew heights. Not only this, it is expected to grow considerably. The primary reason for it is the soaring use of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. According to the statistics, there is a new case of identity theft every 10 minutes. The number is expected to grow in the coming years given the use of smartphones and tablets.In order to understand what mobile identity theft is, it is important first to understand the concept of identity theft.

Identity theft is regarded as a serious criminal offence. It is a situation in which, a person fraudulently passes another person's personal information as his own to secure certain benefits. This private and confidential information can include a person's social security number, credit card number or driving license number etc. As the name of the offence states, the information is not given voluntarily but robbed.

One of the reasons a person steals another's identity is because the latter might need it to get certain services, merchandise or credit. The second possible reason is to use the credentials which he can use to run up a debt or to mask his crimes by providing false identification to the police. The information can be used to obtain cellular phone services, open a new checking account or to establish a new credit card account.

  Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 5:53:19 AM

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