Fort Collins, Greeley Among Top Cities for ID Theft, Colorado Among Worst States
Shred those bank statements, and just about everything else that lists your name, address, phone, social security number or any other personal information. Colorado has been listed as a top state where identity theft is a major problem, and Greeley and Fort Collins were listed among the top 5 cities in Colorado with the highest rate of ID theft.
It was a demonstration held for more than three dozen law enforcement officers from all around Colorado put on by LifeLock, a identity theft protection company, on Wednesday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
Nealy said Colorado is ranked first by the Federal Trade Commission for fraud complaints. She added Greeley is second among cities in the country for ID theft, and five cities — Denver, Colorado Springs, Greeley, Boulder and Fort Collins — rank in the top 35.
[ via KMGH Denver ]