How can scammers use my personal info?

Before I realised that the person who called me was scamming me, I gave him my name, surname and the last 3 digits of my national insurance number. Also, the person probably knows my phone number. 

Do they have enough of my personal info to do some damage? 

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  • Adrian
    Lv 7
    1 month ago
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    With just that info, maybe not too much damage. However, if they managed to get other information from you or other sources, like birthday, place of birth, parent's names, driver's license, etc., they could build up an identity theft attempt. Kepp a close eye on your bank and credit card accounts. If possible, notify any credit bureaus in your country to put on a "fraud alert". That flags any credit change attempt (opening a new account/credit card).

  • Enigma
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    yes,they have all they need to do great financial damage to you. they can take out loans,etc and the credit companies and other financial organizations will come after you for repayment.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    UK? Speak to Action Fraud. 

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