Posted on January 4th, 2011 No comments
Enforcement of the Federal Trade Commission’s regulation known as the “red flags rule” starts Dec. 31, 2010. The rule requires certain businesses or organizations to implement a written identity theft prevention program designed to detect the warning signs, or “red flags,” of identity theft that may occur in that organization’s daily operations.
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The ‘red flags rule’ and your business
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued this consumer alert Monday to warn consumers about a new scam targeting utility customers, especially electric cooperative customers, in Arkansas. There are two variations of this scheme. First,…
A 28-year-old Miami resident pleaded guilty on Friday to charges of conspiracy, computer and wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft stemming from the massive thefts of data from major commerce companies, such as retail giant TJX and payment processor Heartland Payment Systems.
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Gonzalez pleads guilty to giant breaches
An important deadline for many small and mid-sized businesses is approaching in what has come to be known as the “Red Flags Rule.” The Red Flags Rule requires many businesses and organizations to implement a written Identity Theft Prevention Program designed to detect the warning signs – or “red flags” – of identity theft in their day-to-day …