Hodges University’s Identity Fraud Institute will host six workshops in February focusing on topics about identity theft to help recognize scams before they’re allowed to progress.
The workshops, which will be held in the Gaynor Building on Hodges University’s Naples campus, kick off with "Identity Theft Restoration for Individuals and Professionals” from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Feb. 2 and 3, a release on the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce website said. Participants will learn the relationship between types of identity theft and methods used by thieves. They’ll also learn how to restore an identity after theft and to assist those who have been affected.
“How to Identify a Scam” will take place from 3:00 -4:00 p.m. Feb. 8 and 15 and will address how to recognize common warning signs of a scam and how to think like an identity thief.
The final workshop, “Identity Theft Restoration for Financial Professionals,” is for financial professionals and will to take place Feb. 23 and 24.
Pre-registration is required for the workshops.
For more information, contact Carrie Kerskie, director of the Identity Fraud Institute at Hodges University, at email@example.com or by calling 239-598-628, or check the university’s website at http://www.hodges.edu/identity/events.aspx.