Attorney General Pam Bondi News Release

December 4, 2012
Contact: Whitney Ray
Phone: (850) 245-0150

Attorney General Bondi Promotes National Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness Month

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –December is National Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness Month, and Attorney General Bondi encourages Floridians to take precautions to protect their personal information. During the holiday shopping season, consumers should exercise caution.

“Whether you’re in line or online, identity thieves capitalize on the holiday shopping season. Consumers should be vigilant when making purchases and refrain from responding to unsolicited emails requesting personal information,” stated Attorney General Pam Bondi.

Below are tips for ensuring a safer holiday shopping season:

Visit the Attorney General’s Office consumer protection page or the identity theft protection page for more information.

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