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Rhode Island Launches Nation’s First Statewide Cybercrime Hotline

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Congressman Langevin helped secure federal funding for the program that uses Rhode Island’s 2-1-1 infrastructure to help victims of identity theft, financial fraud, and other crimes.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. —  Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) was joined by local, state, and federal officials to announce the launch of the nation’s first statewide cybercrime support and recovery hotline. The new system began taking calls on Monday and allows Rhode Islanders to dial “2-1-1” to report and find resources to recover from identity theft, financial fraud,

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