"'You know what we call those red flags on the mailbox you put up when you leave mail in them?' asked Kenneth Ehrman, of the California Statewide Law Enforcement Association, at a Sept. 21 meeting in Sonoma. “ ‘Steal me’ flags.”
He was on a panel of six state and local officials presenting at a local Fraud Prevention Town Hall at the Sonoma Community Center, including Assemblymember Bill Dodd. It was one of a number of town halls in Dodd’s district that he has brought together to discuss identity theft and fraud prevention, topics close to his heart: he was victimized by identity theft just last year, and spent months trying to unravel the repercussions with banks, credit cards, debt collection agencies, even police and places where he’s done business."