Tis the season for stealing: Identity theft is big business during the holidays

The DeKalb County Courthouse is where scammers face justice, but catching identity thieves is very challenging. It's easier to educate everyone in a community about how to guard their personal information and prevent the criminals from the start. 

DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden said his office has received multiple calls “about scams targeting the elderly.”

Scammers send a message thru Facebook, Facebook messenger or e-mail, but it will appear to be from a user’s list of friend friends.

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