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Intersections Inc. Helps Celebrate Five Year Anniversary of ITAC, the Identity Theft Assistance Center

September 17, 2009

CHANTILLY, Va., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Intersections Inc. (Nasdaq: INTX), a leading global provider of consumer and corporate identity risk management solutions, today helped celebrate the fifth year anniversary of its partnership with ITAC the Identity Theft Assistance Center (ITAC). ITAC is a non-profit that was founded in 2004 by the Financial Services Roundtable to fight identity theft through victim assistance, law enforcement partnerships and consumer education. Intersections is the exclusive service provider of ITAC and has helped 60,000 consumers recover from identity theft.

“Intersections is proud to support ITAC and its efforts to combat the growing threat of identity theft,” said Intersections’ CEO Michael Stanfield. “Intersections and ITAC are both committed to educating consumers about identity theft protection and awareness.”

ITAC is celebrating its five year anniversary with the launch of a new site where consumers can learn how to protect themselves against identity theft. In partnership with Intersections, ITAC is offering, ITAC ID Protection, www.itacidprotection.com , a free identity monitoring for six months to consumers who take a quiz to test their knowledge of personal information safety. The free monitoring will be offered to the first 1,500 consumers who complete the quiz.

“Intersections’ commitment to customer service and their knowledge about identity theft have made them a great partner for ITAC and its member companies who are on the leading edge of fighting identity fraud,” said ITAC President Anne Wallace.

“We are grateful for the professionalism and high quality service that Intersections has delivered over the past five years,” said Steve Bartlett, President and CEO, The Financial Services Roundtable.

Intersections provides the technology and service behind ITAC Sentinel(R), ITAC’s branded identity theft protection services. The ITAC Sentinel line of identity theft protection products combine Intersections’ market-leading identity theft prevention and detection services with ITAC’s world-class victim assistance services. The products are available as breach response products, as endorsed product offerings for marketers such as financial institutions, telecommunications companies and retailers, as employee benefit programs, and via www.itacsentinel.com).

About Intersections (www.intersections.com)

Intersections Inc. (Nasdaq: INTX) is a leading global provider of consumer and corporate identity risk management services. Its premier identity theft, privacy, and consumer solutions are designed to provide high-value opportunities to its marketing partners, including leading financial institutions, Fortune 100 corporations, and other businesses. Intersections also markets full identity theft protection solutions under its brand, IDENTITY GUARD(R) (www.identityguard.com). Intersections’ consumer identity theft protection services have protected more than 20 million consumers.

To address the growing threat of corporate fraud, Intersections and its subsidiaries provide cutting-edge identity management solutions including security breach remediation; pre-employment background screening; and corporate brand protection.

About ITAC (www.identitytheftassistance.org)

ITAC, the Identity Theft Assistance Center, is a nonprofit coalition of 38 financial services who display the ITAC logo to demonstrate their commitment to protecting customers from identity theft. ITAC’s victim assistance service – which has helped more than 60,000 consumers recover from identity theft – is available at no cost to the millions of consumers who have an account at an ITAC member company. A leading provider of identity protection services through its ITAC Sentinel(R) brand (www.itacsentinel.com), ITAC protects all consumers through partnerships with law enforcement, education and identity management services.

SOURCE Intersections Inc.


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