The holidays are a jolly time of year…for fraud and scam artists!!

ImageOn Tuesday, California’s Attorney General announced the establishment of the nation’s largest e-crime unit.  These investigators and prosecutors will work to prevent and prosecute cybercrimes including identity theft, Internet scams, computer theft, and intellectual property theft 

Meanwhile, The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office has had the Identity Theft & High Tech. Crimes Unit for some time.  Watch our Facebook page for a Stop Identity Theft program in 2012 by an attorney from the unit. 

And you can research the topic in the Law Library in the following publications among others. 

Credit repair
Nolo Press, 2011
KF 1501 U54 L46 2011 — Reference desk

Stopping identity theft : 10 easy steps to security
Nolo Press, 2009
HV 6679 M58 2009 — Self-Help Area 

Fair credit reporting.
National Consumer Law Center, 2010 –
KF 1040 .W83 2010 Reference Desk

 Claudia Cook           12/16/11


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