Identity Theft: “What everyone should know?”
Sponsored by: Illinois Secretary of State Police
Instructor: Betti Caldwell, Law Enforcement Liaison
June 7th at 6:00pm
Lincolnshire Place, 710 Vellagio, Sycamore
While nothing can guarantee that you won’t become a victim of identity theft, you can take specific steps to minimize your risk and minimize the damage if a problem develops. Identity theft is one of the fastest rising crimes in the country that everyone needs more information about. This class will raise awareness so that people have a better understanding of how identity thieves work.
The three D’s of identity theft can make it more difficult for identity thieves to steal your personal information. You can DETER identity thieves by learning how to safeguard your information. You can DETECT suspicious activity by routinely monitoring your financial accounts and billing statements, and you can DEFEND against identity theft as soon as you suspect a problem by taking the steps outlined in the presentation.