Sunday, July 30, 2006

USA - Employee Records & Identity Theft

One of the leading causes of identity theft, says a recent TransUnion report, is confidential employer record theft. This avenue surpasses that of mail, credit card and wallet theft. The Federal Trade Commission cites an astounding 90 percent of all business record thefts from employment and payroll data. These compromised records include legal names, birth dates, social security numbers, addresses and telephone numbers, banking and account numbers.

National PEO Recommends Stronger Employee Data Policies

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