Local agencies take part in Identity Theft Summit
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Henderson, NV (KTNV) -- Local law enforcement agencies received a look at the newest gadgets created to hijack your identity.
It was part of the Identity Theft Summit in Henderson on Monday.
Numerous agencies were invited to check out the latest equipment that thieves are using to impersonate you.
The summit was held at the Henderson Police Department.
Attendees were educated on the latest scams and the best investigative techniques.
Participants were even presented with real case information and insight as to how law enforcement can best work to combat the crime.
As reports of identity theft continue to rise across the country, law enforcement officials are being pressured by residents throughout their communities to find a way to curb the crime.
According to the Federal Trade Commission, the state of Nevada is ranked No. 6 in the nation for identity theft.