Identity Theft:The United States Secret Service defines identity theft as the misuse of personal or financial identifiers in order to gain something of value and/or facilitate other criminal activity. Identity theft is a growing crime in the United States and is of great concern to the Village Of Garden City Police Department.
The Village of Garden City Police Department states prevention is one of the most important things to consider when looking at the crime of identity theft. Police Commissioner Kenneth Jackson suggests the following tips to help prevent Identity theft:
If you do become a victim of Identity theft there are some important steps the Village Of Garden City Police and the Federal Trade Commission, another important agency in the battle against identity theft, suggest: