Consumer Protection Series: Identity Theft: Protect & Prevent
May 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
Have you ever been the victim of identity theft? Fraud is one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. Learn about the different types of identity theft and how to recognize and prevent them. This includes information about fraud alerts and security freezes. Take steps to safeguard your personal information and learn how to recover from identity theft.
Instructor: Ben Merens
Ben Merens is a 40-year veteran journalist who spent 21 of those years as a talk show host at Wisconsin Public Radio. Today, he is an Outreach Specialist for the state’s Department of Consumer Protection. Ben also is a professional storyteller and storytelling trainer. He believes that everyone has the right to be heard and share their most important stories. He often states that “our stories help validate our existence and help others along their own personal journeys.”