Councilman's tips to avoid ID theft
Councilman Dan Garodnick (D-Manhattan) said in a news conference Tuesday that identity theft is on the rise citywide, but there are simple steps to avoid scammers.
The Manhattan district attorney's office handles 200 to 300 ID-theft cases a month, and the load is increasing, Garodnick said.
He gave several pointers to help avoid ID theft:
Be wary of email from strangers