Consumer Education: Data Privacy Day

data-privacy-dayToday, Data Privacy Day, is a good day to refresh yourself about the steps you can take to protect your privacy and your personal information. Keeping your information out of the hands of scammers and fraudsters is worth your time, because it will save you money (and countless hours and headaches) if it prevents you from becoming a victim.

Most of us have picked up some knowledge about how to protect our information, but there are probably some additional steps we could take if we knew what they were. Take a few moments today to make sure you are doing all you can to prevent your private information from falling into the wrong hands.

If you spot a scam, report it to the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division by calling 1-877-5-NO-SCAM or by filing a complaint online at