Identity Theft: Protect & Prevent
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. The event includes a Q&A panel where questions can be submitted. Click below for helpful flyers and a brochure .
Participate December 3 from 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. via this Microsoft Teams meeting link.
Identity Theft Brochures
ID Theft Brochure Consumer Tips_636
ID Theft Your Social Security Number_606
ID Theft Public Wi-Fi Tips_659
ID Theft Creating Strong Passwords_658
ID Theft Credit Report Security Freeze_632
ID Theft Phishing
ID Theft Computer Security
Senior Guide for Consumer Protection
Free Credit Reports_409
Jeff Kersten is the Agency Liaison for the Bureau of Consumer Protection within the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. As the Agency Liaison, Jeff travels around the state to educate the public, businesses and law enforcement on the importance of privacy protection and data security. Jeff has over 12 years of experience as a police officer and is a prior Consumer Protection Investigator for the Bureau of Consumer Protection.