Fraud


FRAUD

The Treasury reports a sharp rise in the frequency of identity theft—for example, fraudulent use of Social Security numbers to obtain loans for buying luxury cars—and offers tips on how to detect suspicious financial activity and notify the appropriate authorities ( www.treas.gov/fincen/sarreview06182001.pdf ; www.treas.gov/fincen/sarreview2issue4web.pdf )

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