Yes, if someone has stolen your child’s personal information, it’s possible for accounts to be opened in your child’s name. To determine whether this has happened, you can contact the three major credit bureaus (Experian, TransUnion, Equifax) to see if your child has a file. Read More
Federal Agencies' Guidelines Regarding Notification by Financial Companies When a Security Breach Compromises Customer Data and Exposes Individuals to Identity Theft
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Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
Consumers Union of U.S., Inc.
Submitted October 13, 2004 to:Read More
Yes. Currently, no federal law gives you the right to prevent data brokers from collecting, sharing or publishing your personal information. You also don’t have the right to make most data brokers correct or delete inaccurate, incomplete or unverifiable information.