What do you do if you think someone is scamming you?
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is the main agency that collects scam reports. Report your scam online with the FTC complaint assistant, or by phone at 1-877-382-4357 (9:00 AM - 8:00 PM, ET).
Can someone access your bank account with just your name?
Some hackers get personal information such as your name, date of birth, e-mail and phone number of your social media accounts. With this basic information, a sophisticated hacker can get past other options to change your PIN and access your account.
Whats the jail time for scamming?
The offence of Fraud carries a maximum penalty of 2 years imprisonment in the Local Court and a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment in the District Court. Fraud is an offence that captures a wide range of conduct.
Can someone access my bank account with my Social Security number?
They can use your SSN to open a bank account in your name. That means that anyone with your SSN can easily open a bank account in your name, especially if the identity thief already obtained a drivers license in your name.
Can someone hack your bank account with your full name?
For your name, you dont have to put your full name, especially the one your bank recognises, on your profile. Your first and last name, or simply a username or nickname is fine.