ALABAMA HOT SPOT FOR CONSUMER FRAUD & ID THEFT
According to the Federal Trade Commission, Alabama is a hot spot for consumer fraud and identity theft. Identity theft seems to increase around tax time, according to the report and the Birmingham News. Over three thousand Alabama consumers complained of being a victim of identity theft to the FTC in 2010. As a result, Alabama ranks No. 15 for the incidence of identity theft. However, experts believe many more identity theft incidents go unreported.
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I previously published the FTC’s report in an earlier blog post – click HERE for post. If you have been a victim of consumer fraud or identity theft contact Alabama consumer protection lawyer Micah Adkins for a free consultation and identity theft information kit.