Measuring Identity Theft (Version 2.0)

  title={Measuring Identity Theft (Version 2.0)},
  author={Chris Jay Hoofnagle},
  • Chris Jay Hoofnagle
  • Published 2008
  • Business
  • There is no reliable way for consumers, regulators, and businesses to assess the relative rates of identity fraud at major financial institutions. This lack of information prevents a consumer market for bank safety from emerging. As part of a multiple strategy approach to obtaining more actionable data on identity theft, the Freedom of Information Act was used to obtain complaint data submitted by victims in 2006 and 2007 to the Federal Trade Commission. This complaint data identifies the… CONTINUE READING

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