FTC To Hold ID Theft Webinar for the Blind and Visually Impaired July 31

The Federal Trade Commission will host a webinar at 2 p.m. Eastern on July 31 for blind and visually impaired consumers with information on how to protect themselves from identity theft.

The webinar, “Talking Through Identity Theft:  A Program for the Blind and Visually Impaired,” will address the full array of identity theft in the financial, medical and government benefits sectors. In addition, the webinar will address the particular issues facing both children and older adults in dealing with identity theft.

The webinar is free and open to the public. Webinar participants will need to connect via phone and computer, and can join up to 15 minutes in advance of the event. 

Computer sign-in: 
Event link: 
Event number: 
Event password:
992 765 028
No password required
Phone sign-in:
United States: 
Confirmation number:
(800) 230-1092
(612) 332-0228

The FTC strongly recommends that attendees test their computer prior to joining the presentation at http://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html.

Copies of the slides presented at the webinar will be made available on the FTC’s identity theft resources page for consumers.

The Federal Trade Commission works for consumers to prevent fraudulent, deceptive, and unfair business practices and to provide information to help spot, stop, and avoid them. To file a complaint in English or Spanish, visit the FTC’s online Complaint Assistant or call 1-877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357). The FTC enters complaints into Consumer Sentinel, a secure, online database available to more than 2,000 civil and criminal law enforcement agencies in the U.S. and abroad. The FTC’s website provides free information on a variety of consumer topics. Like the FTC on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and subscribe to press releases for the latest FTC news and resources.

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