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CEO and President of Community Bankers of Michigan Mike Tierney called the breach of four million Michiganders' private information in the Equifax hacks a “very unfortunate situation.”

“There’s a huge cost to everyone and eventually it leads to higher prices for everyone,” Tierney said.

Steve Carmody/Michigan Radio

OAK PARK, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan State Police is starting an identity theft awareness campaign.

Beginning this month, the community service troopers of the Michigan State Police Metro Post in Oak Park will be available to give identity theft awareness seminars. The troopers are available to talk at town hall meetings, block club meetings, civic and service organization meetings, business luncheons, home owner association meetings and other get-togethers.