New Law Allows Consumers Concerned about Identity Theft to Place Free Credit Freezes and Fraud Alerts

The Federal Trade Commission has announced that, beginning today, consumers concerned about identity theft or data breaches can place credit freezes and one year fraud alerts with the three nationwide credit bureaus for free. The new Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief & Consumer Protection Act also allows parents to freeze for free the credit of their children who are under 16. To learn more, read the FTC’s announcement. The post New Law Allows Consumers Concerned about Identity Theft to Place Free Credit Freezes and Fraud Alerts appeared first on Antitrust Law Blog.

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