Monday, July 24th, 2017

 

From the Desk of Chief Chris Mckinstry

PREVENTING AND DEALING WITH IDENTITY THEFT  Every person who willfully obtains personal identifying information, e.g., name, address, date of birth, Social Security Number (SSN), mother’s maiden name, etc., and uses that information for any unlawful purpose is guilty of a crime. Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the United States. Every year about 15 million people become victims. Everyone is vulnerable. Skilled identity thieves use a variety of methods to steal your personal information. These include the following: Dumpster diving:  They rummage through trash looking for bills andRead More