Do you know how to protect your identity and keep your personal and business computer safe?  Then don't miss this special seminar!

According to the Internal Revenue Service, 324,000 taxpayers lost personal information recently from an IRS website when thieves stole tax records in order to claim fraudulent tax refunds, while the federal government has revealed that many of its employee records have been hacked from outside the United States for a variety of undetermined reasons.

By special arrangement with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce will host a luncheon seminar at the Medallion Restaurant in Philippi on Thursday, September 10th.  Participants may order from the menu or take advantage of the hot luncheon bar starting at 11:30 a.m.  The program will begin promptly at noon with time for questions from the audience.  A Management and Program Analyst from the FBI’s Cyber Division Internet Crime Complaint Center will discuss how Cybersecurity and Internet Fraud affects business and home computers, how to protect your identity and keep your computer safe from hackers and internet fraud, and how to reduce the risk of lawsuits arising from the theft of personal and customer-based computer files.  The public is invited.  Reservations are not required, but space and time are limited and early arrival is recommended.  For further information contact the Chamber office at (304) 457-1958.