Sen. Marshall Releases PSA for Identity Theft Awareness Week
(Washington, D.C., January 30, 2023) – Today, U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D. released a public service announcement for the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Identity Theft Awareness Week, which takes place January 30 through February 3. You may click HERE or on the image below to watch the full video.
Kansas is currently among the top 10 states most at risk for identity theft, and an estimated 1/3 of Americans will be victimized by some type of identity theft in their life. Additionally, the FTC found that identity theft was responsible for the most instances of fraud in the United States in 2021 with over 1.4 million cases reported. It is estimated that identity theft costs Americans billions of dollars’ worth of financial losses every year.
Senator Marshall’s casework team is ready to assist Kansans who have fallen victim to identity theft. If you need assistance, please visit marshall.senate.gov to request help or find our office nearest to you. Additionally, you may click HERE for helpful tips from the state government of Kansas on protecting your identity and you may click HERE to access identity theft prevention resources from the FTC.