How to Deter, Detect & Defend Against It

Identity theft is a serious crime that can wreak havoc on your finances, ruin your credit history and tarnish your reputation. As a consumer, there are steps to take to recognize and decrease your risk for identity theft. The State's Attorney's Office offers an Identity Theft presentation for adults of all ages.

The program touches on the following subjects:

What is identity theft?

  • Warning signs your identity may have been stolen

  • How identity theft happens

  • Ways to reduce your risk of identity theft

  • Phishing scams

  • What to do if your identity has been stolen