Identity Theft Awareness Week

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It’s Identity Theft Awareness Week! Don’t miss this week’s conversation about steps you can take to limit your exposure to identity theft and fraud.

Topic: Identity Theft Awareness Week

When: Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion.

The panel will include Brian Stack: Vice President of Engineering & Dark Web Intelligence for Experian Consumer Services;  Jeanne Kelly: Credit expert, identity theft expert, speaker and founder of JeanneKelly.netKembala Evans: Personal Finance Expert, speaker and author;Leslie H. Tayne, Esq: Founder and Managing Director of Tayne Law Group, P.C. (f/k/a The Law Offices of Leslie H. Tayne, P.C.);  Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

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  1. What are some common ways identity theft occurs?
  2. How can current events impact how fraudsters attempt to steal your identity?
  3. How can home devices connected to the internet leave you vulnerable to identity theft or fraud?
  4. How do you recognize a potential identity theft scam online?
  5. How do you find out if you were the victim of identity theft?
  6. How can working from home make you vulnerable to identity theft or scams?
  7. As we head toward Valentine’s Day, what kind of scams should you be aware of when looking for a connection on a dating app or social media?
  8. What should you do if you find you are a victim of identity theft?
  9. How can you be proactive with protecting your identity?
  10. What final identity theft protection tips do you have?

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