YPD offers tips to prevent identity theft

Advice to prevent ID theft

Advice to prevent ID theft

Detective John Contrabasso, with the Yuma Police Department’s Financial Crimes Unit, talks about methods used to steal someone’s identity, and steps to take to prevent identity theft

Reading all about it

Reading all about it

People should be hyper-vigilant about protecting their identity from thieves, which includes reading materials available at the Yuma Police Department. 

Advice from the Financial Crimes Unit

Advice from the Financial Crimes Unit

Detective Adrian Roman, with the Yuma Police Department’s Financial Crimes Unit, talks about methods used to steal someone’s identity, and steps to take to prevent identity theft

Discussing the issue

Discussing the issue

Detective John Contrabasso, with the Yuma Police Department’s Financial Crimes Unit, talks about methods used to steal someone’s identity, and steps to take to prevent identity theft

Advice from the YPD

Advice from the YPD

A lot of information, in both English and Spanish, about preventing identity thefts and not becoming victims of scams is available from the Yuma Police Department. 



Posted: Sunday, February 28, 2016 2:30 am

YPD offers tips to prevent identity theft

By James Gilbert, @YSJamesGilbert

Yumasun.com

Identity theft is one of the most frequently occurring crimes in the world, and Detectives John Contrabasso and Adrian Roman, of the Yuma Police Department’s Financial Crimes Unit, say that unfortunately, no one is completely safe from it.

Identity theft happens when someone steals your personal information – such as your name, date of birth, social security number or bank account information, without your permission and uses it to commit fraud or other crimes.

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