Identity theft is a crime as old as time. There are two famous real-life cases from the 16th century. In the first instance, a Frenchman poses as a long-lost husband returning to his wife after years of separation. (The story of Martin Guerre has been retold countless times, including as a Richard Gere movie and […]
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Californians voted to make their consumer data privacy laws more robust than any other state in the country. The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) was passed by majority vote on Proposition 24 in the November election. The CPRA amends the 2018 California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) by expanding some definitions, closing a few loopholes, and […]
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) affords you, the consumer, with certain rights. You have the right to know what is in your credit report, the right to have inaccurate or incomplete information removed in a timely manner, and the right to seek damages against entities that violate the laws outlined within. The FCRA also […]
7 steps to take in the New Year to protect you and your family from identity theft. Achieve security in 2021 by preventing fraud and identity theft crimes.