OLYMPIA – Attorney General Rob McKenna will be in Tacoma Tuesday September 25, as part of the statewide tour on identity theft. McKenna will speak to local businesses discussing ways to improve data security in the workplace and the security of customer information. The campaign is a partnership of the Attorney General’s Office, Federal Trade Commission and AARP.
What: Guard it! Washington identity theft tour business event
When: Tuesday, September 25, 2007
ID Theft Business Forum: 10:30-Noon
Where: Epworth Le Sourd United Methodist Church
710 S. Anderson Street
Best times for media:
• 10:30am: Discussion led by Attorney General Rob McKenna at Epworth Le Sourd United Methodist Church (710 S. Anderson Street, Tacoma, WA).
More than 5,000 Washington residents become victims of identity theft each year according to reports from the Federal Trade Commission. That ranks Washington in the top 10 states for per capita victim reports. For more information on the tour or to register online, visit www.guarditwashington.com.
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Contact: J. Ryan Shannon, Media Relations Manager, (360) 753-2727