Identity theft is on the rise. No one is immune from becoming a victim. Florida has the highest reported number of identity theft complaints nationwide. What can you do to protect yourself and your family?
The best defense against identity theft is knowledge. The Identity Fraud Institute (IFI) at Hodges University is your research and education partner in the fight against identity theft.
The Identity Fraud Institute provides the following services:
The Collier Identity Theft Task Force has been established as the official Advisory Council of the Identity Fraud Institute. Consisting of several businesses and organizations including the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, local police departments, the Internal Revenue Service, the AARP, and 20+ other organizations, the mission of the Collier Identity Theft Task Force is to protect local citizens and educate them on identity fraud and theft. Review a full list of the IFI Advisory Council members here.
Carrie Kerskie is a highly sought-after speaker, trainer, author and consultant on the topics of identity theft, fraud and data privacy. She appears regularly on various news programs, including WINK News, as an identity theft and data privacy expert. She is the author of the book, Your Public Identity; Because Nothing is Private Anymore, and a contributing writer for Agingcare.com.
In 2014 Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart lauded Carrie with a Congressional Record for her work on identity theft.
Carrie is the president of the Kerskie Group, Inc., which specializes in identity theft restoration, investigation and risk reduction services.
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