TITLE

Red Flags, Gray Areas

AUTHOR(S)
Bradley, Brian
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Business Credit;Oct2008, Vol. 110 Issue 9, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the effectiveness of the red flag rules by Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in the U.S. in October 2008. The FTC's red flag rules aimed to prevent identity theft become fully effective in November 1 this year. The regulations require businesses extending credit to customers of having comprehensive programs in place to verify an applicant's identity. A red flag is a practice, pattern or particular activity that shows the possible risk of identity theft.
ACCESSION #
34725182

 

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