New Law Allows For Free Credit Freezes

Looking for stronger ways to protect your credit? Thanks to a new federal law, soon you can get free credit freezes and year-long fraud alerts. Here’s what to look forward to when the law takes effect on September 21st: Free credit freezes What is it? A credit freeze restricts access to your credit file, making it harder for identity thieves to open new accounts in your […]

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FTC Shutting Down 2 More Companies Who Made Billions of Robocalls

The Federal Trade Commission has filed a complaint in federal district court seeking to stop two related operations and their principals who allegedly facilitated billions of illegal robocalls to consumers nationwide, pitching everything from auto warranties to home security systems and supposed debt-relief services.     The FTC charged the defendants with violating the agency’s Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR). Virtually all telemarketing robocalls to consumers are illegal […]

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