Expert offers tips to avoid identity theft

Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes. On Saturday, the Pelham Bay Library hosted an event to help residents learn some tips to

On Saturday, the Pelham Bay Library hosted an event to help residents learn about protection from identity theft.

On Saturday, the Pelham Bay Library hosted an event to help residents learn about protection from identity theft. (3/15/14)

THE BRONX - Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes.

On Saturday, the Pelham Bay Library hosted an event to help residents learn how to protect themselves from identity theft.

Expert Jay Stevens suggests checking your bank's policy on identity fraud.

He also says to check your credit report and to be aware of theives.

"It's just a matter of layering up and protecting ourselves," says Stevens. "You have no other choice."

More on this topic

Identity Theft Protection



 

Federal Trade Commission

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

An oil truck struck and killed a woman 1 Police: Pedestrian struck, killed on Bruckner Blvd.
VIDEO: Deal reached on Rockland sheriff's deputies contract 2 VIDEO: Deal reached on Rockland sheriff's deputies contract
VIDEO: Brooklyn artist pays tribute to slain EMT 3 VIDEO: Brooklyn artist pays tribute to slain EMT
Interviews on political campaign ads 4 Interviews on political campaign ads
What was once a vacant lot at the 5 Construction underway for Tremont affordable housing

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE