Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Secretary of State Warns of Business Identity Theft

Secretary of State, Max Maxfield

Identity theft happens to businesses much like it does to individuals and nationwide secretaries of state are collaborating on an effort to prevent business identity theft.

Wyoming Secretary of State, Max Maxfield, says, in a step towards prevention, they’ve set up a website where business owners can review their records.

“This website will help you understand just exactly what Identity Theft is when it comes to businesses and how to avoid being duped by the thieves that are taking over and hijacking businesses.”

Maxfield says thieves often look for companies that have been recently dissolved or are about to be dissolved and then they establish lines of credit in that business name.

Business owners should review their records regularly online at and report anything that is incorrect or suspicious.

The Identity Theft Protection Association (ITPA) has recently launched a website, that offers information on the  multitude of ways  business identity theft can occur, risk management and prevention information, victim assistance, and comprehensive local resources for each U.S. state and territory.

For more information you can contact the Secretary of State’s Office at or by calling 307-777-7370.

Recommended for You

Best of the Web

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Mighty 1290 Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Mighty 1290 Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.