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It’s become too common. Reports of a data breach that leaves thousands or millions of consumers vulnerable to identity theft, fraud or other types of scams. But what can you do to keep your personal information safe when online commerce is every day business?
HOST: Lori Townsend
- Davyn Williams – consumer protection attorney-Alaska Dept. of law
Chuck Harwood – regional director-Federal Trade Commission
- Statewide callers
- www.identitytheft.gov (site to help victims of identity theft exercise their legal rights and report to law enforcement that they have been victims; operated by FTC)
/0275-place-fraud-alert (how to place an identity theft fraud alert on a credit report, from FTC)
civil/consumer/IDtheft.html (State of Alaska page describing Alaska credit report security freeze law and breach notification law) (A chart/ summary of state security freeze laws:www.ncsl.org/research/financia l-services-and-commerce/ consumer-report-security- freeze-state-statutes.aspx (National Conference of State Legislatures)
- Call 550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcast
- Post your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air).
- Send email to firstname.lastname@example.org (comments may be read on air)
LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
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