The Better Business Bureau participated in the first annual Protect your Identity event held by Consumer Credit Counseling of West Virginia for troops at the Coonskin Armory in Charleston, West Virginia. The event was held on October 22nd to help educate military personnel and their family members on how to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft. Sixteen organizations participated and nearly 200 military personnel attended the event.
The Better Busininess Bureau distributed various informational brochures that were provided by the BBB's Military Line®. As a partner in the Department of Defense (DoD) Financial Readiness Campaign, BBB Military Line® brings BBB services to military personnel (including Reservists and National Guard) retireees, DoD civillians, and their families. Through memorandum of understanding with the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps and through status as a Coast Guard Qaulified Organization, BBB Military Line® offers a variety of free services and consumer education to the military via local BBB outreach as well as on the web.
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