What is identity theft? How can i prevent this from happening? How does this happen?
Identity theft is someone who steals your personal information and uses your information for their personal benefits.
To prevent this from happening choose passwords that no one will guess avoid using birthdays in your passwords, don't use the same password multiple times, protect your computer, and phones,watch out for scams on your computer and your phone.
It happens by, people going dumpster diving to find peoples information, ease dropping on peoples conversations which is called shoulder surfing, skimming which is where they can steal credit cards and debit card numbers, remote thievery is where they use radio frequency's to steal information.