Common crimes (impersonation)

Security Education JSS3 First Term

Sub-theme: Common crimes and security management II

Week 9

Common crimes (impersonation)

Performance objectives:

Students should be able to:

1. State the meaning of impersonation

2. Explain ways to punish offenders.


Meaning of impersonation

Impersonation is the act of pretending to be another person for the purpose of entertainment or fraud.

Also, refer to as intentionally pretending to be someone else for the purpose of fraudulent activities.  

Example of impersonation is using someone else’s identity card as one’s own to fill a form or benefit from a program.

Ways to punish offenders

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