October 14, 2011
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Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. To Speak at Business Identity Theft Forum

ATLANTA, Georgia – Secretary of State Charlie Summers will be speaking at a Business Identity Theft Forum hosted by the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) on Monday, October 17, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. He will be discussing the topic of “Assisting Victims of Business Identity Theft.” 

The forum brings together identity theft experts from the private and public sectors to work with Secretaries of State and state business division directors to develop plans for educating on how best to prevent and detect identity theft.  They will also collaborate on how to keep state-held information safe from theft.   Business identity theft is on the rise with nearly half of all states having reported cases. 

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