IRS RELEASES TAXPAYER GUIDE TO IDENTITY THEFT -- There has been a lot of press about taxpayer identity theft over the last few months both on the Federal and State level. Both the IRS and Ohio websites have Identity Theft information and tips. Here is the IRS Taxpayer Guide and here is the Ohio Identity Theft FAQ page.

CYBERSECURITY CHECKLIST -- Protect your identity in a digital age. Follow these steps to minimize your risk of becoming a victim of online identity theft or fraud.

HOTEL SCAM: YOU CAN CHECK IN BUT CHECK OUT PHONY OFFER! -- If you receive a call in your hotel room offering a delayed check out, a free night or meal, watch out. The scammer will use a variety of excuses like the computer system is down, they couldn't process the payment or they were just calling to verify the credit card number or in some cases, they claim to have lost the information used for your check in. Click the BBB video for more information.

GENERAL TIPS TO KEEP YOUR CREDIT CARD INFO SAFE

KEEP YOUR CREDIT CARDS SAFE WHEN SHOPPING ONLINE

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