WARREN, N.J. – A survey of 200 college students by the Chubb Group of Insurance Co. finds students are more likely to face identity fraud and property theft. The survey found that 49% of the respondents received credit card applications on a daily or weekly basis. Eighty-six percent of the students said they receive credit card applications a few times a month, if not more often. But only 30% said they threw out the offers for credit cards without destroying them, leaving them vulnerable to identity theft should someone find the offers in the trash and submit the applications fraudulently.

Continue Reading for Free

Register and gain access to:

  • Breaking credit union news and analysis, on-site and via our newsletters and custom alerts.
  • Weekly Shared Accounts podcast featuring exclusive interviews with industry leaders.
  • Educational webcasts, white papers, and ebooks from industry thought leaders.
  • Critical coverage of the commercial real estate and financial advisory markets on our other ALM sites, GlobeSt.com and ThinkAdvisor.com.

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from www.copyright.com. All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.