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ID Theft, Scams, & Fraud

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: Sycamore Public Library - 103 E. State Street - Sycamore, IL 60178

Presenters: Take Charge Program - Consumer Affairs Comptroller Judy Bar Topinka's Office

What you don’t know CAN hurt you!  Learn about ways identify theft occurs, what you can do to protect YOU, and what to do if it happens. Identify potential scams and fraud. How to protect yourself against ID theft, what steps to take if you have been a victim.


Northern Illinois University's Financial Literacy Collaborative is excited to be partnering with the DeKalb County Ca$h Coalition to bring the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's national Money Smart Week program to the community. This collaboration is bringing together many organizations across DeKalb County including businesses, financial institutions, schools, libraries, not-for-profits, government agencies, and the media.

Different collaborative representatives, coalition members, and members of the community will be presenting on different topics throughout DeKalb County during the week of April 5-12th. Programming covers all facets of personal finance from establishing a budget to first time home buying, estate planning, couponing, and much more.

NIU students, faculty, staff as well as community members are all welcome to attend all sessions.

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