SDCCU Invites the Community to Attend a Free Webinar, Identity Theft 101

 Cybercrime expert, Randy Lawrence, provides insight into common types of identity theft, including present-day scams and threats, as part of SDCCU’s Financial Wellness Wednesdays

SAN DIEGO, Calif., December 9, 2022 – San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of California’s largest locally-owned financial institutions, is hosting a special webinar with cybercrime expert Randy Lawrence on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. This free webinar is open to the public, but virtual seating is limited and reservations are required. For details or to register, please visit
Lawrence will offer an inside look into different cyber-attack methods that criminals use and detail how to reduce your risk by showing actual case examples. Learn about the most current trends, including scam emails and phone calls from the IRS, phishing attempts, malicious mobile apps and more.
Randy Lawrence is a retired law enforcement professional with 30 years’ experience. Previously, he held positions such as Commander in the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office, Chief of Humane Law Enforcement for the San Diego Humane Society and Lieutenant in the San Diego State University Police Department. Lawrence is a cybercrimes expert and a trained computer forensic examiner, and he has worked with the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, a national network of law enforcement and prosecutorial agencies, pursuing cases involving child abuse and exploitation via the internet. Lawrence was also part of CATCH (Computer and Technology Crime High Tech Response Team), a multi-agency effort dedicated to investigating internet crimes and advanced technology.
Today, Lawrence is the outreach coordinator for the Identity Theft Resource Center and regularly gives public presentations on identity theft, publishes articles and teaches courses on identity theft and scams.
This webinar is part of Financial Wellness Wednesdays, an ongoing program hosted by SDCCU, to help provide the community access to free financial wellness information. For a complete list of upcoming Financial Wellness Wednesday presentations, visit
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