Choose Privacy Week: May 1-7, 2018

Start learning how you can protect yourself from scammers and identity thieves at the Falmouth Public Library next week during Choose Privacy Week. Choose Privacy Week is the American Library Association’s annual, week-long event that promotes the importance of individual privacy rights and celebrates libraries and librarians’ unique role in protecting privacy in the library and in society as a whole.

Scams, Fraud, & Identity Theft

Thursday, May 3, 2018 | 1:00 pm | Hermann Room

Learn how to spot and avoid identity theft and fraud and learn how you can protect yourself and your family. Find out what common scams you should be watching out for  and the precautionary steps you can take to protect yourself from falling victim. Bring your questions and concerns.

Skimming: What You Need to Know

Thursday, May 3, 2018 | 3:30 pm | Hermann Room

What is skimming? Learn about this deceptive scam from the experts.

Meet Our Speakers:

Amy Schram has been with Better Business Bureau since 2011 and is responsible for educating the public at large and fostering the business to consumer relationship. Prior to joining BBB Amy was traveling throughout New England serving as a Motivational Speaker for Monster’s Making It Count Programs. She has previously performed in the Entertainment Department of the Walt Disney World Company and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Emerson College.

Robin Putman currently works for the MA Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation serving as it’s Research and Special Projects Manager. In her role within Consumer Affairs, Robin conducts extensive outreach in dozens of communities throughout the Commonwealth, planning, coordinating, scheduling, and participating in a wide variety of events to provide consumers with information, education, and resources.

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is a nonprofit organization focused on advancing marketplace trust, consisting of 112 independently incorporated local BBB organizations in the United States and Canada, coordinated under the Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB) in Arlington, Virginia.

How else can I learn about privacy?

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