Are you an easy mark? Why do identity thieves target senior citizens?

Tuesday, May 11, 2021, 11 am to Noon

The Wright State University Retirees Association presents

“Are you an easy mark? Why do identity thieves target senior citizens?” a virtual presentation by Lt. Dave Williams

  • What constitutes identity theft?
  • What common schemes do identity thieves use?
  • How do identity thieves research their victims?
  • How can you avoid becoming a victim?

These and other questions will be answered by Dave Williams, who retired as a lieutenant after 30 years service with the Centerville Police Department. Lt. Williams was assigned to the Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission from 1991-2000. He specialized in gambling cartels and federally prosecuted the largest sports bookmaking operation in the United States. During his tenure, he also was deputized by the FBI and the United States Marshal’s Service. He currently serves as a part-time patrolman on the Germantown police department.

Dave is well positioned to cover how identity thieves research their victims, what common schemes are used by identity thieves and practical tips to avoid being a victim.  From 2002–2012, he was appointed Director of the Tactical Crime Suppression Unit that served all of the municipal police departments in southern Montgomery County.  Dave is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the Northwestern University Staff and Command School.

This meeting will take place using Zoom, a free web-based conferencing application, which you can access on a personal computer, a tablet or a mobile phone. To join the discussion, send your name and email address to and we will send you a link and instructions. Please RSVP to by Wednesday, May 5.You are invited to send questions in advance to help facilitate the discussion. Include them with your RSVP or call Mary Gromosiak, WSURA Event Coordinator, at (937) 974-4010, by May 5.

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