What can you do to protect your email from identity thieves?

Email hacks can lead to identity theft.  Recently, Susan Antrach was charged with allegedly hacking celebrity Selena Gomez's email account.  Prosecutors also allege that Antrach hacked an email account of one of Selena Gomez's unnamed associate.  Wonder who that could be? Antrach was charged with 11 different felonies related to the 2015 and 2016 email … Continue reading What can you do to protect your email from identity thieves?

HURRICANE HARVEY ID THIEF SENTENCED TO 75 YEARS IN PRISON

Houston identity theft victims get justice! Identity thief sentenced to 75 years in prison after Hurricane Harvey scam. Houston Identity Theft Lawyer.

UNDER ARMOUR DATA BREACH AFFECTS 150 MILLION CONSUMERS

Under Armour announced massive data breach, which affects 150 million consumers. Have you been a victim of identity theft? Contact us for a free case review.

CONSUMERS REPORT ISSUES WITH EQUIFAX CREDIT LOCK APP

ID Theft Attorney Tips for Identity Theft Victims. Credit Lock vs. Credit Freeze.

NEW LENDING GUIDELINES FOR CONSUMERS WHO HAVE A CREDIT FREEZE

Nashville ID Theft Attorney helps identity theft victims. Consumers may get approved for mortgage even with credit freeze.

STORE MANAGER CHARGED WITH ID THEFT FOR USING CUSTOMERS’ SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS TO OPEN ACCOUNTS

According to The Columbus Telegram,  43-year-old Michael Schnelle has been charged with identity theft and related theft crimes. Schnelle, a manager of a rent to own store in Columbus, Nebraska, allegedly opened fraudulent accounts using customers' social security numbers and fake names. According to law enforcement, over $250,000 was charged on fraudulent accounts. Identity theft is … Continue reading STORE MANAGER CHARGED WITH ID THEFT FOR USING CUSTOMERS’ SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS TO OPEN ACCOUNTS

Attorney Micah Adkins Rated by Super Lawyers as a 2017 Mid South Rising Star

Every year Super Lawyers selects attorneys from all firm sizes and over 70 practice areas throughout the United States.  Super Lawyers recognizes lawyers for performance based on peer recognition. Through the selection process, while no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are named to Super Lawyers, only 2.5 percent of the … Continue reading Attorney Micah Adkins Rated by Super Lawyers as a 2017 Mid South Rising Star

HOUSTON ID THEFT

The Adkins Firm represents Houston identity theft victims. Are you a victim of ID theft? Contact the Adkins Firm for a free case review.

DEBT COLLECTORS’ NEW CREDIT REPORTING POLICY SHORTENS TIME FOR NEGATIVE CREDIT INFORMATION

Debt Collectors' New Credit Reporting Policy Shortens Time for Negative Credit Information on Consumers' Credit Reports Encore Capital Group, Inc. announced a change in its credit reporting policies for consumers.  Encore's subsidiaries include: Midland Credit Management; Midland Funding, Asset Acceptance; Atlantic Credit & Finance. According to the Encore press release, "A significant challenge with current … Continue reading DEBT COLLECTORS’ NEW CREDIT REPORTING POLICY SHORTENS TIME FOR NEGATIVE CREDIT INFORMATION

CFPB KEEPS ENFORCEMENT POWER

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District Court of Columbia held the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) can keep its powers.  On October 11, the court of Appeals held that while the CFPB's single director director removable only for cause structure is unconstitutional,  other portions of the statute authorizing the CFPB are constitutional.  In PHH Corp. … Continue reading CFPB KEEPS ENFORCEMENT POWER