Lexology PRO | European Union, Spain | 4 Feb 2022
The Spanish data protection authority has issued a wave of penalties against 4 telecommunications companies – including a €3.9m fine against Vodafone España – for failing to adequately protect customers against identity theft through ‘SIM-swapping’.
Day Pitney LLP | USA | 5 Nov 2021
Tax-related identity theft is a serious problem. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has joined forces with state tax agencies, software developers…
Lexology PRO | USA | 12 Oct 2021
The number of publicly reported data breaches in the US this year has already surpassed the total for 2020, and is projected to set a new record high, according to a recent report.
Lexology PRO | Global, USA | 1 Oct 2021
As Congress looks to provide the US Federal Trade Commission with additional resources, a senate committee has heard that additional technologists are at the top of the list of needs for an agency struggling to regulate the tech sector.
CRI Group | Global | 25 Aug 2021
When fraud investigators are asked what is the biggest fraud risk to the public at large, identity theft is usually at or near the top of the list…
SEON | European Union, Hungary, United Kingdom | 12 Nov 2020
Fraud is commonly understood as an arms race between criminals and the protective measures used against them. Whenever there is innovation on one…
PRO Compliance | USA | 11 Jun 2020
Department store Kohl’s has agreed to pay the US Federal Trade Commission $220,000 for refusing to provide records of transactions to consumers whose personal information was used by identity thieves.
Troutman Pepper | USA | 18 May 2020
Earlier this month, the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas denied a student loan servicer’s motion for judgment on the…
Hogan Lovells | USA | 27 Feb 2020
A Ukrainian man living in the U.S. is facing up to 20 years in prison after being convicted of 18 federal felonies to defraud his former employer…
Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP | USA | 20 Jun 2019
On June 14, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law HB 4390 to amend the State’s data breach notification law, and with that Texas joins a growing…