LifeLock, Inc. (NYSE: LOCK) and the FBI-Law Enforcement Executive Development Association (FBI-LEEDA) announced a milestone in identity theft training for law enforcement: training has now been completed in every state, as marked by an interactive educational summit last week in Cheyenne, Wyoming, the fiftieth state.
Approximately 16.6 million persons or 7% of all U.S. residents age 16 or older, were victims of one or more incidents of identity theft in 2012.1 The partnership with FBI-LEEDA allows LifeLock to teach law enforcement agents how to identify and respond to this crime through a series of free training sessions.
The program covers a range of identity theft topics, including relevant laws, identity theft through sophisticated technology, identity theft awareness and protection strategies, databases to assist in investigations and investigative strategies. The program’s instructors are sworn law enforcement officials in the field of identity theft detection and recognized nationally for their expertise. Fraud investigators from various financial institutions also participate in the program, sharing information, techniques and building alliances between the public and private sectors
Source: LiveLock Press Release