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Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell is pleased to announce a jointly sponsored community outreach program on:
The Dangers of Identity Crimes and Tips on How to Avoid Becoming a Victim
Thursday October 7, 2021
Southold Town Recreation Center
970 Peconic Lane
Peconic, NY 11958
Please join Southold Town Police Chief Martin Flatley, Detective Gabriele from Suffolk County Police Department Identity Theft Unit, Denis Noncarrow, Government Liaison Officer and Karen McLaughlin, Town Director of Human Services, and learn more about:
- What identity theft is and how it occurs.
- Tactics used to acquire your personal identifiers
- Types of crimes & fraud that can be committed with your identity
- Types of crimes and fraud that are happening in our local community
- Scams…Computer/Email, US Mail & Phone
- Why seniors are more vulnerable
- Steps to take if you become a victim of identity theft
- NYS Security Freeze Law
- Best practices on how to avoid becoming a victim
- Q & A
Please call Denis Noncarrow, Government Liaison Officer, at 631-765-5806 to preregister. All participants will be required to follow Southold Town COVID-19 protocols and wear a face mask and maintain social distancing.