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  • Thursday, June 2, 2011
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  • Office of Justice Programs (OJP)
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******MEDIA ADVISORY******

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION
TO HOST FORUM ON CHILD IDENTITY THEFT

Washington, D.C. The Department of Justice's Office for Victims of Crime and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will host "Stolen Futures: A Forum on Child Identity Theft," on Tuesday, July 12, 2011. The forum will be held at the FTC Conference facility at 601 New Jersey Avenue N.W., Washington DC, 20001, starting at 8:30 AM. It is free and open to the public.

Representatives of government agencies, businesses, non-profits, legal service providers, and victim advocates will explore the nature of child identity theft, including foster care identity theft and identity theft within families, with the goal of advising parents and victims on how to prevent the crime and how to resolve child identity theft problems.

A tentative agenda is available at http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/workshops/stolenfutures and participants are encouraged to submit articles or other written materials in advance of the forum, for use in further planning and discussion of the issues surrounding child ID theft.

Pre-registration is encouraged to optimize planning for the event. To register or to submit questions or comments please email childidtheft@ftc.gov and include your name and affiliation.

Media inquiries should be directed to: Michelle Muth Person, Office of Justice Programs, 202-305-7381, or Claudia Bourne Farrell, Federal Trade Commission, 202-326-2181.

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