ID THEFT NEWS: WEEKLY UPDATE

Over 12 million consumers a year become victims of identity theft. Click HERE to download the FTC’s 2012 report on top consumer complaints.  Consumers often learn they are a fraud victim after receiving a credit denial or call from a debt collector for a debt they do not owe.  Identity theft victims also get turned … 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

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

TAXPAYER IDENTITY THEFT

At Tax Time, FTC Reminds Consumers: Watch Out for Identity Theft With the tax-filing season upon us, the Federal Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, reminds consumers to be aware of the threat of identity theft.  Your tax return contains sensitive personal information, and scammers can use your Social Security number to get a … Continue reading TAXPAYER IDENTITY THEFT

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

TOP IDENTITY THEFT STORIES – WEEKLY UPDATE

IDENTITY THEFT NEWS - WEEKLY UPDATE Here are some of the top identity theft stories from around the country. Identity theft among children on the rise: How to keep your kids safe New York Daily News By Rheana Murray / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Experts say identity theft is a growing concern not only for … Continue reading TOP IDENTITY THEFT STORIES – WEEKLY UPDATE