Don't let scammers misuse your good name

Scammers can use your personal information to set up fake profiles to fool victims overseas. PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO
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SINGAPORE - How much is your name worth? Plenty, if it falls into the hands of scammers who can abuse it to inflict harm not only on you, but also countless other victims.

While cases involving identify theft may not be rampant here yet, it is never too early to guard your personal details jealously because digital technology makes the theft and dissemination of such data so much easier.

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