Scams, Fraud and Identity Theft: How Libraries Can Help

By   09/11/2019
When:
10/17/2019 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
2019-10-17T15:00:00-04:00
2019-10-17T16:00:00-04:00

In this webinar, learn about free resources and programming ideas to support patron information needs related to fraud protection.

Consumers are faced with increasingly complex scams and schemes used to defraud millions of people each year. As libraries strive to increase the digital and information literacy skills of their patrons, and provide timely and effective strategies for fraud protection, keeping up with options for consumer protection can be overwhelming. This webinar will explore the free resources available in multiple languages and formats provided by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that can be used by your patrons to protect their identity and to recognize and avoid scams. You’ll also hear how Johnson County Libraryis partnering with local agencies to provide programs and resources to empower consumers in their community.

Presented by: Carol Kando-Pineda, Counsel, Division of Consumer and Business Education, Federal Trade Commission; and Marty Johannes, Careers/Personal Finance Librarian, Johnson County Library (KS)

Register Here: https://www.webjunction.org/events/webjunction/scams-fraud-and-identity-theft.html

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