Posted on February 20th, 2011 No comments
Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen is asking Facebook to provide information about its fraud-detection measures after a Milford legislator complained that her identity was used in connection with a scam to solicit money.
Posted on February 10th, 2011 No comments
Annual Study Says Fraud Incidents More Expensive, ElusiveIn its annual Identity Fraud Survey, Javelin finds that losses from new account fraud far exceed those associated with other types of ID fraud.
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ID Fraud: New Accounts Most at Risk
Posted on January 17th, 2011 No comments
Identity theft crimes increased 33 percent in the United States from 2009 to 2010, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC).
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Texas ranks 3rd highest for ID theft complaints
Posted on January 6th, 2011 No comments
The risk of becoming a victim of identity theft is everywhere. Criminals can gain access to personal information through various ways including mail, computer, credit cards, and even garbage cans.
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Top five identity theft scams of 2010
Posted on January 5th, 2011 No comments
The non-profit Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) has compiled its final tally of reported US-based data breach incidents in 2010. With 662 reported breach events, it’s a nearly 33% increase over 2009.
Posted on January 4th, 2011 No comments
Malicious activity topped human error as a cause of the 662 data breaches recorded in 2010 by the Identity Theft Resource Center.
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Hackers, Insiders Behind Most Identity Theft
Posted on December 26th, 2010 No comments
Physicians, Attorneys, Many Hospitals No Longer Must ComplyPresident Obama on Saturday signed legislation that exempts certain businesses, including physician practices and apparently most hospitals, from the Identity Theft Red Flags Rule.
Obama Signs Red Flags Exemptions Bill
Posted on December 18th, 2010 No comments
Identity theft is not going away. It’s escalating and transforming so quickly the Identity Theft Resource Center can only make educated predictions on the course of identity theft for 2011.
ITRC Forecasts Black Ice Ahead in 2011
Posted on December 8th, 2010 No comments
Bill Now Awaits President’s SignatureThe House has joined the Senate in approving legislation that would exempt certain businesses, including physician practices and apparently many hospitals, from the Identity Theft Red Flags Rule.
House Approves Red Flags Exemptions
Posted on November 10th, 2010 No comments
Grassroots Group Aims to Touch Every U.S. CommunityThe Identity Theft Council is a national network of partnerships between local law enforcement, businesses and volunteers that aims to provide support for victims of identity theft.
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New ID Theft Council Focused on Awareness