Assessing the Impact of An Odd ID Theft Survey

Fest, Glen
January 2008
Bank Technology News;Jan2008, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p14
Trade Publication
The article presents an assessment of an identity (ID) theft survey developed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in November 2007. The author asserts that the results showed a significant decrease in victims and losses, but those results contrasted other ID theft studies. The FTC notes the differences in the numbers have more to do with changes in methodology than a shift in crime patterns.


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