Court Denies RentGrow’s Motion to Dismiss Under Spokeo

In a recent decision, a district court denied a user's motion to dismiss citing Spokeo under the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA"). Green, III v. Rentgrow, Inc. and Trans Union, LLC, Case No.: 2:16-cv-421 (E.D. Va, Nov. 10, 2016). Facts:  Walter Green, III, received a credit monitoring alert that RentGrow obtained a copy of his … Continue reading Court Denies RentGrow’s Motion to Dismiss Under Spokeo

ID THEFT NEWS – WEEKLY UPDATE

Fair Credit Reporting Act Lawyers Help Identity Theft Victims Over 12 million people an identity theft victim every year.  Identity theft changes lives forever!   ID theft victims may not even know their identity has been stolen until they receive debt collection calls for debts that do not belong to them.  Others will learn they are … Continue reading ID THEFT NEWS – WEEKLY UPDATE

TARGET DATA BREACH – WHAT SHOULD CUSTOMERS DO?

TARGET DATA BREACH – WHAT SHOULD CUSTOMERS DO? Target recently announced a massive data breach that affected its customers between November and December 2013.  The Target data breach notice can be read here.  According to USA Today, the security breach may have exposed as many as 40 million credit or debit card numbers.  Consumers need … Continue reading TARGET DATA BREACH – WHAT SHOULD CUSTOMERS DO?

ID THEFT NEWS: WEEKLY UPDATE

Fair Credit Reporting Act Lawyers Help Identity Theft Victims Over 12 million people an identity theft victim every year.  The harmful effects of identity theft are life changing and last a lifetime.  Victims may not even know their identity has been stolen until they receive debt collection calls for debts they do not owe.  Others … Continue reading ID THEFT NEWS: WEEKLY UPDATE

ID THEFT NEWS: WEEKLY UPDATE

12 million consumers a year become victims of identity theft. The harmful effects of identity theft are life changing and last a lifetime.  Victims may not know their identity has been stolen until they receive calls from debt collectors, get denied credit or employment, or find credit report errors.      What can consumers do to protect … Continue reading ID THEFT NEWS: WEEKLY UPDATE

ID THEFT STORIES IN THE NEWS

Over 10 million consumers a year become victims of identity theft. Fraud victims are denied credit, employment and housing due to credit report errors.  .  If fraud victims are approved for credit, then they have to pay higher interest rates!   Identity theft victims also get turned down for jobs because of arrests, convictions or other … Continue reading ID THEFT STORIES IN THE NEWS

IF THEFT NEWS: WEEKLY UPDATE

Over 10 million consumers a year become victims of identity theft. Fraud victims are denied credit. If fraud victims are approved for credit, then they have to pay higher interest rates! Identity theft victims also get turned down for jobs because of arrests, convictions or other public records in a background report. What can consumers … Continue reading IF THEFT NEWS: WEEKLY UPDATE

ID THEFT NEWS – WEEKLY UPDATE

We represent victims of identity theft across the country. Identity theft is an epidemic, especially in the South. Few identity thieves are arrested and convicted. What can consumers do to protect their credit reports and their reputation? Federal law provides identity theft victims with rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Under federal law, identity … Continue reading ID THEFT NEWS – WEEKLY UPDATE

ID THEFT NEWS – WEEKLY UPDATE

We represent victims of identity theft across the country.  Identity theft is an epidemic, especially in the South.  Few identity thieves are arrested and convicted.  What can consumers do do protect their credit reports? Federal law provides identity theft victims with rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Under federal law, identity theft victims have a … Continue reading ID THEFT NEWS – WEEKLY UPDATE

HURRICANE KATRINA ID THIEF INDICTED BY FEDS

Former Louisiana resident, Shantell Moses, was charged with four counts by a federal grand jury for fraud and identity theft.  The indictment alleges Ms. Moses fraudulently applied for disaster assistance funds from the American Red Cross on eleven (11) separate occasions between September and October 2005. The Red Cross made disaster assistance funds of up to $1,565 available to … Continue reading HURRICANE KATRINA ID THIEF INDICTED BY FEDS