|House Approves Safeguards Against Identity Theft|
Wednesday, April 2, 2008
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Rep. Tyler Olson, 515-281-3221
HOUSE APPROVES SAFEGUARDS AGAINST
“With credit cards and electronic information that is easily transmitted or stolen, identity theft is a growing problem in
On average, victims of identity theft spend 175 hours and $808 to correct the situation. Victims of identity theft would be able to freeze future release of their credit information by the three national credit information organizations under language in Senate File 2277. There would be no charge for the credit freeze if the consumer has had their personal information stolen.
In 2007, 127 million credit card holders in the
Senate File 2277 now goes to the Governor. Senate File 2308 was amended and now returns to the Senate.
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