Identity Theft

Someone Has Your Number, What Will You Do?

One day you discover that someone has your number, or all your numbers. Your Social Security Number. Your credit card numbers. Numbers to your bank accounts. While pretending to be you, they rack up thousands of dollars in charges. Cash advances. Hotels. Airline tickets. Fancy clothes. Jewelry. What will you do?

The Madison Police Department is pleased to announce that in cooperation with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, a DVD entitled Identity Crisis - A Story of Identify Theft has been procured detailing methods of preventing identity theft. This public service video gives tips on how to protect yourself against identity theft and what you can do if you’ve been victimized. It can be viewed on Madison’s Community Access Television 3 times daily, beginning November 28.