Identity Theft: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Technology, Terrorism, and Government Information of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, Second Session, March 20 and July 9, 2002, Volume 4

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Page 80 - Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001 (USA Patriot Act) was enacted on October 26, 2001.
Page 9 - Chairman, and members or the Subcommittee, I am Howard Beales, Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission ("FTC" or "Commission").1 I appreciate the opportunity to present the Commission's views on the impact of identity theft on...
Page 11 - To reduce that burden, the FTC worked with industry and consumer advocates to create a standard form for victims to use in resolving identity theft debts.
Page 9 - USC 6501 et seq. (prohibiting the collection of personally identifiable information from young children without their parents' consent); Identify Theft and Assumption Deterrence Act of 1998, 18 USC 1028 (directing the FTC to collect identity theft complaints, refer them to the appropriate credit bureaus and law enforcement agencies, and provide victim assistance); Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, 15 USC 6801 et seq. (requiring financial institutions to provide notices to consumers and allowing consumers...
Page 20 - OPENING STATEMENT OF HON. JON KYL, A US SENATOR FROM THE STATE OF ARIZONA Senator KYL.
Page 99 - Knowingly transfers or uses, without lawful authority, a means of identification of another person with the intent to commit, or to aid or abet, any unlawful activity that constitutes a violation of federal law, or that constitutes a felony under any applicable state or local law.
Page 86 - Identity Theft and Assumption Deterrence Act 1 998 The Identity Theft and Assumption Deterrence Act 1998 makes it a federal crime for anyone who:15 knowingly transfers or uses, without lawful authority, a means of identification...
Page 10 - Act, which limits debt collectors in their collection of debts. In addition, the FTC phone counselors advise consumers to notify their local police departments, both because local law enforcement may be in the best position to catch and prosecute identity thieves, and because...
Page 71 - Identity Theft and Assumption Deterrence Act of 1998 (ITADA).14 It cast as an identity thief anyone who "[k]nowingly transfers or uses, without lawful authority, a means of identification...
Page 90 - The threat is made graver by the fact that terrorists have long utilized identity theft as well as Social Security Number fraud to enable them to obtain such things as cover employment and access to secure locations. These and similar means can be utilized by terrorists to obtain Driver's Licenses, and bank and credit card accounts through which terrorism financing is facilitated. Terrorists and terrorist groups require funding to perpetrate their terrorist agendas. The methods used to finance terrorism...