Keep Client Confidence With Shredding

It doesn’t take much personal information today to easily obtain enough data for identity theft. Identify theft can be an expensive and emotionally draining problem to fight and costs an individual thousands of dollars in irreparable damage to finances and credit. Just a few scraps of information …Read more

Using Shared Networks: Protect Your Personal Information

These days, it seems like everyone needs to be on their phone all the time.  Because we’re so accessible, people want to access us…constantly.  It can be frustrating, but also necessary depending on what line of work you’re in, how many people you know, etc.: the list …Read more

Take Home Work Used To Commit Fraud and Identity Theft

A human resources department employee takes home employee data that is then stolen by her boyfriend. A Peabody, MA man will spend seven years in federal prison for leading an identity fraud ring that cost retailers nearly $400,000, federal prosecutors said. William Dodge, 46, will have to …Read more

FTC Reiterates its Support for Data Security Legislation

The Federal Trade Commission testified before Congress today on the agency’s ongoing efforts to promote data security, and reiterated its support for enactment of a strong federal data security and breach notification law. Testifying on behalf of the Commission before the Senate Judiciary Committee, FTC Chairwoman Edith …Read more

STATE EMPLOYEE SENTENCED FOR PROVIDING NAMES IN IDENTITY THEFT SCHEME

WASHINGTON – Lea’Tice Phillips, of Montgomery County, Ala., was sentenced to serve 94 months of incarceration today, announced Assistant Attorney General Kathryn Keneally of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama George L. Beck Jr. Phillips was also ordered to …Read more