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Online Fraud


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In the days of modern technology online fraud is becoming increasingly common and people are suffering as a result. Many feel that the government should do more to help ensure that people are protected against online fraud, but are unsure as to what measures the government should actually take.


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  • course of action (phrase)
  • as a result of (something) (phrase)
  • ban (verb)
  • fine (noun)
  • investigate (verb)
  • identity (noun)
  • punishment (noun)

The Question

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What course of action do you think the government should take to reduce online fraud?

Additional Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to Online Fraud
  • Have you ever been a victim of identity theft? What happened?
  • What measures do you take to ensure your personal information is secure online?
  • Do you think your passwords should be more difficult to guess?
  • Do you think buying things online is safe?
  • What common practices should people take to ensure they don't fall victim to online fraud?

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