Credit Card Theft: Definition & Protection


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What is credit card theft or credit card fraud?

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1. According to the lesson, what can you do to protect against phishing?

2. What is the reasoning behind checking your financial statements?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Take a few minutes to answer the multiple-choice questions in this assessment on preventing credit card theft. See if you can recognize phishing attempts and what is meant by credit card fraud.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on such things as:

  • Definition of credit card theft or fraud
  • Steps to take to prevent phishing
  • Reason someone would check their financial statements
  • Definition of phishing
  • Methods of credit card fraud prevention

Skills Practiced

The following skills are practiced:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding looking over financial statements and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding credit card fraud prevention
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify phishing

Additional Learning

If you want more information on this topic, review the lesson titled Credit Card Theft: Definition & Protection. See lesson information on:

  • Ramifications of credit card theft
  • How to protect your card while carrying it
  • An explanation of fraud alerts