The FTC indicated 1.1 million fraud reports in their Consumer Sentinal Network Data Book for 2017, with the top 3 categories of complaints consisting of:
- debt collection
- identity theft
- imposter scams.
Additionally, 40% of people between 20-29 reported losing money to fraud compared to about 18% of people over 70. Find out how to protect yourself against fraud, recognize potiental identity theft, and what to do in case you're affected.
Identity Theft & Fraud is part of the Get Savvy: Grow Your Green Stuff webinar series which is free and open to the public. On Wednesday, January 30th, from 12:00 to 1:00 PM CST, join us in an interacive discussion of how to protect your identity and avoid fraud! #GETSAVVY
Register at http://go.uillinois.edu/getsavvywebinars.
You can join for FREE from any computer with internet access. You’ll need working speakers or headphones to listen in. This is a Spending badge eligible webinar.