(Last Updated On: March 31, 2023)

Synthetic Identity Fraud - Hurts-Real-People - on RomanceScamsNOW.com

Synthetic Identity FraudSynthetic identity fraud Synthetic identity theft, or synthetic identity fraud, occurs when a criminal creates an identity instead of stealing an existing one. The scam involves mixing real Social Security numbers, or fake numbers, with other pieces of information—names, addresses, and birthdates—to put together an entirely new identity, often using partially fake identity information. In contrast, the more familiar form of identity theft involves using the actual name, Social Security number, and other personal data of a single victim. – Hurts-Real-People – on RomanceScamsNOW.com