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FEDERAL IDENTITY THEFT LAW: MAJOR ENACTMENTS OF THE 108TH CONGRESS

Manz, William H.


Item #: 4640
Published: Getzville; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 2005.

Subjects: LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

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In 2003, more than 10 million Americans were victimized byidentity theft, costing individuals and business almost$50 billion in fraudulent transactions. Such statisticsindicated that the provisions of the Identity Theft andDeterrence Act of 1998 were insufficient to deal with theproblem. Accordingly, the 108th Congress attempted tofurther assist victims of identity theft by passing two newlaws: the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTAct) and the Identity Theft Penalty Enhancement Act.The complete 10-volume set, which consists of the 4-volumecore set plus 6 supplemental volumes, contains 168 documentsand is intended for use by in-depth research libraries. Thecore set contains 62 documents from the 108th Congress andwould be of interest to law firms and general libraries. Seeitem #4640 to purchase the 4-volume core set only.In 2003, more than 10 million Americans were victimized byidentity theft, costing individuals and business almost$50 billion in fraudulent transactions. Such statisticsindicated that the provisions of the Identity Theft andDeterrence Act of 1998 were insufficient to deal with theproblem. Accordingly, the 108th Congress attempted tofurther assist victims of identity theft by passing two newlaws: the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTAct) and the Identity Theft Penalty Enhancement Act. Thisis the 4-volume core set. See item number 4640 for thecomplete 10-volume set, which consists of the 4-volume coreset plus 6 supplemental volumes.PLEASE NOTE: The 4-volume core set is not available for salein Japan.

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