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Identity Theft Workshop

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

RSVP only. RSVP by Feb. 22 to Monica Fauble: mfauble@drexel.edu A light lunch will be served Identity theft continues to be one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States and has been ranked as one of the top consumer concerns. This Healthier U Financial Fitness workshop will cover key points related to Identity Theft. This workshop will provide participants with information on how to protect themselves and their personal information from being stolen, when and where most information is stolen, how the information is used, and how the participant can both prevent Identity theft from happening and what to do if they discover their information has been stolen. This event will also encompass a brief presentation by Chris Brutsche, Director of Benefits, about LifeLock, a Identity Theft product available to Drexel employees. Objectives: By the end of the seminar participants will understand: • the definition of identity theft • the demographics of identity theft • the impact of identity theft • the signs that you are a victim • what to do if you become a victim • ways to protect yourself and reduce your exposure Presentation Outline: • Introduction • Victim demographics • Types of Identity Theft o New account fraud o Debit/Credit Card Fraud o Account Takeover o Overseas Fraud o Distraction Schemes o Skimming Devices o Phishing/Pharming/Vishing/SMISHing • How does it happen? • How and when do victims realize they are a victim? • The impact of Identity Theft • Credit Reporting Agencies – free annual report • What should victims do? • Security Freeze • Tips to reduce risk and prevent ID theft • Questions and Answers

Contact Information

Monica Fauble
215-571-4293
mfauble@drexel.edu

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Location

Sky View Room, 6th Floor of MacAlister; RSVP Only

Audience

  • Current Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff

Special Features

  • Free Food