May Meeting - Identity Theft: Protect & Prevent

When:  May 18, 2021 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Winnebagoland Chapter
Meeting Information

This meeting will be virtual ONLY.
Registration and Log-In Instructions to come.

Session Summary

Identity Theft: Protect and Prevent
Francesca Johnson, Agency Liaison, Bureau of Consumer Protection / Division of Trade & Consumer Protection Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Identity theft continues to be the fastest growing crime in the United States. The more you learn about it, the less vulnerable you are. Francesca Johnson will explain the different types of identity theft, how to recognize it and how to prevent it for individuals and businesses – including information about Fraud Alerts and Security Freezes. Receive tips for safeguarding personal information and how to spot the red flags of a scam. You will also be given helpful brochures to take home with you. In addition she will share ways to identify risks within your company and how to minimize them. She will also share best practices for establishing data privacy and security policies for your business. Added bonus - she will also discuss unemployment fraud.

About our Speaker

Francesca Johnson is an Agency Liaison for the Bureau of Consumer Protection within the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. As the Agency Liaison based in the Milwaukee office, Francesca travels throughout southeastern Wisconsin to educate the public, businesses and law enforcement on the importance of privacy protection and data security. Francesca has over 12 years of state service in the combined areas of Unemployment Compensation, Fraud Investigations and Adult Education.


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