Identity Theft & Fraud Protection Presentation by NC Attorney General’s Office Representative

— Written By Courtney Swain and last updated by Janet Mabry

Learn how to protect your assets in a scary world. Caroline Farmer, Deputy Director of Victims and Citizens Section, N.C. Attorney General’s office, will be presenting on May 5, 2015, at 1 p.m. at the Agri-Civic Center. Stanly County Extension & Community Assocation will host a free program on identity and fraud protection. This is a FREE event; however, registration is requested. Please call the local Extension office – 704-983-3987 – to register to attend.

In this day and age…personal information is hard to keep personal…but it’s important that you DO! Join us this afternoon as we hear from Carolina Farmer, Victims and Citizens Services of the NC Department of Justice, as she shares with us information about identity theft, financial exploitation and other public policy initiatives on behalf of NC Attorney General Roy Cooper. She’ll give us some tips and tricks to keep those thieves OUT of our personal lives!

More information about Caroline Farmer, JD Victims and Citizens Services, NC Department of Justice, Raleigh, NC Caroline Farmer is a native of Raleigh, NC. She received her undergraduate and law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She worked for several years in Governor Hunt’s administration as an agency liaison and director of highway beautification. Prior to joining Attorney General Roy Cooper’s staff in 2003, she was in private practice. Ms. Farmer oversees the Attorney General’s statewide efforts on identity theft, financial exploitation of older adults, internet safety for children, and other public policy initiatives on behalf of General Cooper. She is on the Identity Theft Task Force for the International Association of Chiefs of Police. Her father is retired Superior Court Judge “Bob” Farmer, current chair of the NC Ethics Commission.