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Center for Identity Management
and Information Protection
Dr. Donald Rebovich,
Executive Director
Utica College
1600 Burrstone Road
Utica, NY 13502

January 2016 News Archive

January 27, 2016

Florida #1 in nation for identity theft

By Jessie Box

For the past five years, Florida has been ranked number one in the nation for the most filed complaints regarding identity theft, according to Cathy Costley, identity theft victim specialist for the Florida Attorney General's Office. full article

How tax prep companies are fighting identity theft this year

By Lisa Eadicicco

With the 2016 tax season officially open, taxpayers are just beginning to think about getting their finances organized in time for the April 18 filing deadline. But at the same time, identity thieves are likely plotting ways to game the system by filing fraudulent returns. full article

How your employer may be exposing you to identity theft

By Beth Braverman

No matter how careful you are with your passwords and personal data, you could still be the victim of identity theft if your company doesn't take similar precautions. full article