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2012-12-14 05:01:47

ITAC, the Identity Theft Assistance Center, issues its annual outlook for the year ahead to identify trends in fraud and identity theft that affect consumers. Consumers should be aware of new schemes to download information-stealing malware onto their computers and other devices, greater scrutiny of fraud involving senior citizens, and ongoing exploitation of new types of payments. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 ITAC, the Identity Theft Assistance Center, today issued its ITAC...

2012-12-05 05:04:23

Little is know about the scope of child identity theft and how criminals use personal information to commit crime - until now. ITAC, the Identity Theft Assistance Center, is a sponsor of new, comprehensive research conducted by Javelin Strategy & Research that finds that one in 40 households with children under age 18 had at least one child whose personal information was compromised by identity criminals. Moreover, the information is often used to create "synthetic identities," where a...

2011-06-01 14:31:00

CHANTILLY, Va., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersections Inc. (Nasdaq: INTX), a leading provider of consumer and corporate identity theft risk management services, and ITAC, the Identity Theft Assistance Center, a national advocate for recognized identity theft prevention and recovery, are advising travelers to take special steps to help protect themselves from potential fraud and identity theft. "When consumers plan vacations or business travel, they tend to be more focused on...

2011-03-01 15:15:00

SAN ANTONIO and CHANTILLY, Va., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Harland Clarke and Intersections Inc. have announced a formal alliance through which Intersections' comprehensive identity protection services will be offered to Harland Clarke's nearly 11,000 bank and credit union clients. Financial institutions will have the option of providing these services to their account holders in two ways. Intersections' identity protection services may be included in a checking or banking account...

2010-10-27 08:19:00

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Identity Theft Council (ITC), the fastest-growing, community-based identity theft victim support and education initiative, officially launched its first pilot program in the San Francisco Bay Area. According to Javelin Strategy & Research, identity fraud reached a new high in 2009, affecting 11.1 million adults. The ITC is a non-profit, grassroots organization committed to working with victims and law enforcement to help address this...

2010-07-08 07:00:00

CHANTILLY, Va., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Intersections Inc. (Nasdaq: INTX), a leading provider of consumer and corporate identity theft risk management services, and ITAC, the Identity Theft Assistance Center, a national advocate for recognized identity theft prevention and recovery, advises leisure and business travelers to be aware of their increased exposure on the road and to learn how to protect themselves from becoming the next victim of identity theft. According to the U.S....

2010-04-05 07:30:00

CHANTILLY, Va., April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Intersections Inc. (Nasdaq: INTX), a leading provider of consumer and corporate identity theft prevention services that has protected over 30 million consumers announced that starting today, its IDENTITY GUARD® product suite will be enhanced with a more robust identity theft recovery service, ITAC Victim Assistance. ITAC, the Identity Theft Assistance Center, is the national advocate for identity theft victims and a...

2010-02-09 23:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2010 Identity Fraud Survey Report - released today by Javelin Strategy & Research (http://www.javelinstrategy.com/) - found that the number of identity fraud victims in the United States increased 12 percent to 11.1 million adults in 2009, while the total annual fraud amount increased by 12.5 percent to $54 billion(1). The report found that protection of data by consumers and businesses and enlisting assistance in resolution are helping...


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