The Dangers of Medical Identity Theft

Hodges University News

Identity theft can occur in a variety of ways; however, for victims of medical identity theft, it could lead to serious concerns. Interested individuals in Southwest Florida are invited to attend a special workshop presented by Hodges University’s Identity Fraud Institute.

The Medical Identity Theft workshop will take place from 3:00-4:00 p.m. March 8. Carrie Kerskie, director of Hodges’ Identity Fraud Institute, will discuss ways to recognize common warning signs related to medical identity theft. In addition, she will explain the various steps participants can take to restore their identity. The one-hour workshop will be held on Hodges’ Naples campus, which is located at 2655 Northbrooke Drive, Naples, FL 34119.

“Medical identity theft is the deadliest form of identity theft, yet, people know the least about it. By learning the basics, you can greatly reduce your risk of suffering serious consequences of medical identity theft,” said Kerskie.

The cost to attend is $25 per person, and advanced registration is required. To register online, visit

For additional information, contact Carrie Kerskie, director of the Identity Fraud Institute at Hodges University, at or (239) 598-6281. Visit for a complete list of Identity Fraud Institute upcoming events.

About the Identity Fraud Institute:
Hodges University’s Identity Fraud Institute is your research and education partner in the fight against identity theft. Providing services for consumers and professionals, the Identity Fraud Institute is led by Carrie Kerskie, a highly sought-after speaker, trainer, author and consultant on the topics of identity theft, fraud and data privacy. 

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