ID THEFT STORIES IN THE NEWS

Over 10 million consumers a year become victims of identity theft. Victims often do not discover the identity theft until they are denied credit, have to pay higher interest rates or receive collection calls.   Identity theft victims may also discover identity theft when they get turned down for a job because of fraudulent information in a background report.  What can consumers … Continue reading ID THEFT STORIES IN THE NEWS

FTC SHUTS DOWN ROBOCALL SCAM

The FTC recently shut down scammers who were tricking consumers into providing their personal information, including bank account info.  The FTC filed a complaint in the Eastern District of New York against The Cuban Exchange, Inc. and sought a temporary restraining order .  Federal Judge, Judge Roslynn Mauskopt, entered an order granting the restraining order petition.  The order prohibits the defendants … Continue reading FTC SHUTS DOWN ROBOCALL SCAM