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Examining the statistics on fraud and identity theft

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Students use the Internet to research the federal government’s statistics on fraud and identity theft in the United States and in their state.

Big idea

Fraud and identity theft harm millions of Americans every year.

Essential questions

     What are the most common types of fraud and identity theft?

     How do fraud and identity theft pose a financial risk to me?

Objectives

     Research statistics about fraud and identity theft

     Analyze the data to understand the impact of fraud and identity theft  

What students will do

     Research statistics about fraud and identity theft.

     Analyze the data to understand the impact of fraud and identity theft