Hampton Redevelopment and Housing Authority data loss incident circa 2009-07-24
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Social Security numbers of 900 accidentally sent via postal mail
Some information circulating about a federal credit available to car buyers who trade in low-mileage vehicles for more-fuel efficient ones is false and comes from con artists, the Better Business Bureau said. Fraudsters are using catchy names and trying to lure consumers into identity theft schemes.
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BBB warns of "Cash for Clunkers" scams
Now the FTC is trying to reassert its authority, this time under the 2003 Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act, designed to protect consumers from identity theft by requiring businesses to develop procedures to respond to “red flags” for fraud.
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The ABA v. FTC, Part II