Delaware Events to Fight Identity Theft

Delaware readers may be interested a few upcoming events designed to help prevent identity theft. Delaware’s Identity Theft Working Group is sponsoring these events during the week of October 18-24, which is National Protect Your Identity Week.

Oct. 20:  Senior Identity Theft & Fraud

This educational event will take place from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Modern Maturity Center in Dover, located at 1121 Forrest Avenue.  You can RSVP for this event and get more information by calling 302-734-1200.

Oct. 21:  Protecting Small Business from Identity Theft

This event is sponsored by the Better Business Bureau of Delaware and will be held at the Wilmington Double Tree Hotel, located at 700 N. King Street from 7:45 a.m. till 10 a.m.  RSVP for the event by calling 302-230-0112 ext. 19.

Oct. 22:  Working Together to Combat Identity Theft

The Federal Bar Association is co-sponsoring a Law Enforcement and Financial Institution training titled “Working Together to Combat Identity Theft” on October 22, 2010, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Theatre N, First Floor, 1007 Orange Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.  The October 22 training will include the following discussion topics:

  • Elements of Proof of Identity Theft Crimes:  A Federal and State Overview
  • An Identity Theft Investigation Case Study:  What Worked and Why
  • Addressing Expectations of Both Financial Institutions and Law Enforcement In Investigating Identity Theft Cases
  • Panel Discussion:   Financial Institution Investigators and Federal and State Investigators

In order to register for this training, which will be of primary interest to prosecutors and those lawyers who work with clients to investigate matters relating to identity theft, submit this registration form by October 18, 2010.  If you RSVP for the training, please indicate that you are an attorney who will wish to seek Delaware CLE credit for the training.  The training is free.

Oct. 23:  Shred Event

Consumers may bring up to 3 file-size boxes of documents for shredding to the Boscov’s at the Dover Mall between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.  The Delaware Attorney General is the sponsor of this event and more information can be found at

You can print the following poster, which includes information about all of these events. 

Identity Theft Event Poster

Employers in any state can celebrate National Protect Your Identity Week by educating employees about how to protect themselves from identity theft.

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