Identity theft occurs when a criminal obtains and uses someone elses personal information to purchase goods and services fraudulently. A fast response to identity theft is the best way to minimize the damage to your name and financial health. This presentation by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigans Office will discuss the steps you need to take if your identity is stolen and how to prevent identity theft in the future.
Money Smart Week® (MSW) is a national education campaign designed to help consumer better manage their personal finances. Started by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002, the program consists of public and private partner organizations offering thousands of free classes, seminars and other educational activities.