Strike Back: Defeat Identity Theft Now!

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For the eighth straight year, the Federal Trade Commission has labeled identity theft as the fastest growing crime in the United States. That is eight years too long! With millions of new victims each year, thieves have made statistics out of children, the elderly, the rich and the poor.

Since 2005 more than 230 million Americans (80,000 people a day) have received notice their personal information has gone missing, causing panic, frustration and stress to those affected.

Recently, Congress has taken steps to provide consumers with basic safeguards to protect personal information and prevent identity theft, however much more needs to be done. As consumers we need to be united in urging Congress to provide the following:

•Establish stronger penalties for third party agencies that lose consumers personal information

•Request stronger penalties that will prosecute identity thieves

•Assign more funding to law enforcement to fight this crime

•Enact laws to prevent agencies from selling personal information

•Demand that the Social Security Administration create a checks-and-balances system for the correct use of Social Security Numbers.

If you agree that it is becoming increasingly difficult to avoid becoming an identity theft victim, and want to support the ongoing campaign and efforts to defeat it...

Sign the Petition: Strike Back! Defeat Identity Theft Petition Here

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