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Join the Federal Trade Commission for a free webinar about fighting consumer fraud and identity theft in Hawaii on April 26 from 10:00 - 11:00 am HST.Learn about:the top scams reported in Hawaiitips for identifying the latest scamshow to avoid and recover from identity theftfree...
Note: A conference call for media with Tom Pahl, Acting Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, was held on March 1, 2018 at 1 p.m. ET. FTC staff were available to take questions from the media.While the number of complaints about fraud from consumers dropped in 2017, consumers...
Join the Federal Trade Commission for a free webinar to talk about fighting consumer fraud and identity theft in Illinois on March 22, from 1:00 to 2:00 PM CT
As of Feb. 2019, the Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book 2018 is also available.
Join the Federal Trade Commission for a free webinar to talk about fighting consumer fraud and identity theft in Michigan:March 6, 2018, 1:00 PM ET / Noon CTLearn about:the top scams reported in Michigantips for identifying the latest scamshow to avoid and recover from identity...
If you operate a business, how you handle personal information can affect whether your customers, employees, and yes, even your business, are at risk of identity theft during tax season and all through the year.
The Federal Trade Commission will mark Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, January 29-February 2, with a series of free events to help consumers and businesses reduce their chances of becoming victims.Tax identity theft occurs when a person uses someone else’s Social Security number to either file a...
The FTC and the IRS host a free Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week webinar for small businesses on Feb. 1 at 1 p.m. EST (12 p.m. Central; 11 a.m. Mountain; 10 a.m. Pacific; 9 a.m. Alaska; 8 a.m. Hawaii). Learn how businesses can protect themselves, their customers, and employees...
The FTC and the Department of Veterans Affairs co-host a Twitter chat on January 31 at 11 a.m. EST, with a focus on service members, veterans, and their families. Learn how to minimize your risk of tax identity theft and what to do if it happens to you.Join the conversation at #...
The FTC, AARP Fraud Watch Network, the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program, and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration co-host a webinar on January 30 at 2:30 p.m. EST. Learn how tax identity theft and IRS imposter scams occur, how to avoid them, recovery steps for victims...
The FTC and the Identity Theft Resource Center co-host a webinar for consumers on January 29, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. EST. Learn about tax-related identity theft and IRS imposter scams, their impact, how to protect yourself, and how to recover if you become a victim.How to Join the Webinar...
Join the Federal Trade Commission for a free webinar to talk about fighting consumer fraud and identity theft in New York.Learn about:the top scams reported in New Yorktips for identifying the latest scamshow to avoid and recover from identity theftfree resources to help your...
Join the Federal Trade Commission for a free webinar to talk about fighting consumer fraud and identity theft in Indiana on Thursday, January 11 at 2 p.m. ET/1 p.m. CT. Learn about:
There’s been a lot of talk about identity theft lately. Maybe you’ve even heard from customers affected by it. Your help can make a big difference. In fact, did you know that your business is required to provide identity theft victims with copies of records relating to the theft...
The FTC and the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) will co-host a Twitter chat on February 1, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. EST about protecting yourself against tax-related identity theft. Join the conversation at #IDTheftChat. Follow @FTC and @ITRCSD. Get to know the warning signs, how to...
Join the Federal Trade Commission for a free webinar to talk about fighting consumer fraud and identity theft in Louisiana: Thursday, December 14, 1 – 2pm CTLearn about:
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order with the operator of a Georgia-based online tax preparation service settling allegations that it violated federal rules on financial privacy and security.
Thursday, November 16, 2017, 3-4 pm ET / 1-2 pm MT / noon-1 pm PT.To join on November 16, 1 pm MT/Noon PT: Call: 1-(800) 230-1059 and give the operator the webinar name: Fighting Consumer Fraud and Identity Theft in IdahoClick this link to join the webinar: https://ftcevents.webex....
The operator of a Georgia-based online tax preparation service has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission allegations that it violated federal rules on financial privacy and security.

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