FTC, Department of Justice to Host Forum on Child Identity Theft

For Release

The FTC and the Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime will host “Stolen Futures: A Forum on Child Identity Theft,” on July 12, 2011. The forum will be held at the FTC Conference facility at 601 New Jersey Avenue N.W., Washington DC, 20001, starting at 8:30 AM. It is free and open to the public.

Representatives of government agencies, businesses, non-profits, legal service providers, and victim advocates will explore the nature of child identity theft, including foster care identity theft and identity theft within families, with the goal of advising parents and victims on how to prevent the crime and how to resolve child identity theft problems.

A tentative agenda is available, but participants are encouraged to submit articles or other written materials in advance of the forum, for use in further planning and discussion of the issues surrounding child ID theft.

Pre-registration is not required, but is encouraged to optimize planning for the event. To register, or to submit questions or comments please email childidtheft@ftc.gov and include your name and affiliation.

Contact Information

MEDIA CONTACT:
Claudia Bourne Farrell
FTC Office of Public Affairs

202-326-2181

Michelle Muth Person
DOJ Office of Justice Programs
202-305-7381