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Investigating types of fraud and identity theft

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Students identify different types of fraud and identity theft in real-world scenarios.

Big idea

Fraud and identity theft hurt millions of Americans each 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

  • Review the characteristics of common fraud and identity theft

  • Identify the types of fraud and identity theft described in a real-world scenario

What students will do

  • Review a list of common types of fraud and identity theft.

  • Identify types of fraud and identity theft described in given scenarios.

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Teacher guide

Investigating types of fraud and identity theft (guide)

Student materials

Investigating types of fraud and identity theft (worksheet)

Note: Please remember to consider your students’ accommodations and special needs to ensure that all students are able to participate in a meaningful way.

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