As a part of the Attorney General’s Office continued effort to inform the public about its resources, the Community Engagement Division begun train-the-trainer model presentations. CED will provide a webinar training every month and can provide additional webinars for service organizations and agencies upon request.
This webinar will be held on Wednesday, November 13th, 2019, regarding Retail Rights & Identity Theft. If you have any additional questions or comments you can email our office at: AGOCommunityEngagement@State.MA.US.
Wednesday, November 13th, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. Retail Rights &Identity Theft Webinar Presentation If you're gearing up for the holiday shopping season participate in this Webinar to learn more about your rights as a retail consumer!
Identity theft is a serious crime with serious costs for victims. ID theft occurs when someone obtains your personal information - such as your Social Security Number, credit card or account numbers, passwords, among others - to defraud or commit crimes. Victims of identity theft may lose significant money and time, and may find their reputation and credit rating has been damaged, affecting the ability to obtain loans for education or housing, approval for rental agreements, and approval for credit cards or large purchases requiring credit.
This presentation will educate consumers on their retail rights, as well as how to protect personal information to prevent identity theft and about the steps to take when identity theft is discoverered.