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Learn steps Monday to fight identity thieves

Published: Friday, April 26, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

CHICAGO – Staff from state Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka’s office will offer a free workshop on fighting identity theft from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Polo Public Library, 302 W. Mason St.

Among the topics will be the most common types of financial fraud, and how to avoid becoming a victim. Staff also will perform Check for Cash searches for attendees, to see whether they have any uncashed state checks to claim.

Call the state’s Consumer Affairs Division, 217-782-2673, for more information.

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