From Assemblywoman Carmen E. Arroyo

Assemblywoman Arroyo: Protect your hard-earned money

About 10 million people experience the crippling effects of identity theft each year, and these victims deserve better protection and resources to combat identity theft and reverse the damage of it. That’s why Assemblywoman Arroyo supported a new law enhancing privacy protection and bolstering assistance to identity theft victims (Ch. 279 of 2008).

The law:

Tips to prevent identity theft
Assemblywoman Carmen E. Arroyo

384 East 149th Street, Suite 301 • Bronx, NY 10455
718-292-2901 •

“Identity theft is an invasive, personal crime that is becoming more prevalent. Modern conveniences like online shopping and debit card purchases make individuals more vulnerable, but customers shouldn’t fear for the security of their financial or other personal information. These new protections will give victims peace of mind knowing help is out there.”
– Assemblywoman Arroyo