Identity Theft

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How Outsourced Call Centers Are Costing Millions In Identity Theft

Mortgage firm Countrywide, in response to alleged data breach, offers free credit monitoring

“As many as 2 million loan applicants may have had their personal information stolen, the FBI says.” Mortgage firm Countrywide, in response to alleged data breach, offers free credit monitoring | LA Times

Credit card industry kills Mythbusters attempt to examine RFID security

Former Countywide Employee Arrested For Stealing, Selling Customer Identities

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Georgia Sends 202,000 Letters Containing Personal Information To The Wrong Addresses

Are airline kiosks safe?

Are airline kiosks safe? | Red Tape Chronicles

Bank Of America Lets Identity Thief Withdraw $40,000 In A Single Day

Most Bank Websites Are Insecure

Montgomery Ward’s Hacked 6 Months Ago, But Victims Weren’t Told

If you shopped at Montgomery Ward’s last year, check your accounts and credit reports. Montgomery Ward’s Hacked 6 Months Ago, But Victims Weren’t Told | Consumerist

Consumers in California lose 99% of the time

ABC News did a great piece on debt collection, arbitration, and especially the National Arbitration Forum, where consumers in California lose 99% of the time. A former NAF arbitrator says on camera that she was forced to quit for ruling in favor of a consumer one time. Stick around for the great commentary at the end.