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Identity Theft: Protect and Prevent
April 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
The Wisconsin Bureau of Consumer Protection will present information on Preventing Identity Theft in a free online program, April 8 at 2:00 p.m.
Identity theft continues to be the fastest growing crime in the United States. The more you learn about it, the less vulnerable you are. The Wisconsin Bureau of Consumer Protection will explain the different types of identity theft, how to recognize it and how to prevent it – including information about Fraud Alerts and Security Freezes. Receive tips for safeguarding personal information and how to spot the red flags of a scam.
This program will be presented by Jeff Kersten, Agency Liaison for the Bureau of Consumer Protection within the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. Jeff travels around the state to educate the public, businesses and law enforcement on privacy protection, data security, identity theft, and other areas of consumer protection. Jeff has over 12 years of experience as a police officer and is a prior Consumer Protection Investigator for the Bureau of Consumer Protection.
This program is free and open to everyone. For more information, call the Mercer Library at 715-476-2366.
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