10.15.19

Senator Perdue’s Office To Host Workshop In Macon

Will Teach Georgians How To Safeguard Personal Information

MACON, GA – On Friday, October 18, 2019, the office of U.S. Senator David Perdue will host a workshop at Middle Georgia State University to discuss ways to fight fraud in today’s technology-driven world. The workshop will teach Georgians about current scams and fraud tactics, how to prevent identity theft, and how to protect personal information.

In 2018, Middle Georgia had one of the highest rates of identity theft in the nation.

“Scammers are getting smarter and more sophisticated every day, and it’s important to take precautions to safeguard your personal information,” said Senator Perdue. “My team and I are always looking for ways to assist Georgians, and we are delighted to host this workshop in Macon.”

The workshop will take place on Friday, October 18, 2019, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., in the Math Auditorium of Middle Georgia State University, 100 University Parkway, Macon, GA 31206.

Senator Perdue’s office will be joined by representatives from the following organizations:

  • Federal Trade Commission
  • Better Business Bureau
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Office of Attorney General Chris Carr

The event is free and open to the public. If you have any questions, please call Senator Perdue’s Atlanta office at 404-865-0087.

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 When Senator Perdue was elected, he was the only Fortune 500 CEO in Congress. He is serving his first term in the United States Senate, where he represents Georgia on the Armed Services, Banking, Budget, and Agriculture Committees.