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As we previously discussed in Issue Nos. 115 and 122 of The GPMemorandum, the new federal “Red Flags Rule” requires certain businesses to establish written programs to detect, identify, and respond to signs of possible identity theft. The rule is aimed at reducing identity theft by making it more difficult for thieves to use stolen identity information to purchase goods or services. Enforcement was originally set to begin in 2008, but has now been delayed until December 31, 2010, although enforcement may begin earlier depending on the effective date of ...

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As discussed in Issue No. 115 of The GPMemorandum (Jan. 21, 2009), the new federal “Red Flags Rule” requires certain businesses to establish written programs to detect, identify, and respond to signs of possible identity theft. The rule is aimed at reducing identity theft by making it more difficult for thieves to use stolen identity information to purchase goods or services. Enforcement by the Federal Trade Commission was set to begin November 1, 2009, but has now been delayed (again) until June 1, 2010. http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2009/10/redflags.shtm

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Posted in Identity Theft

The new federal “Red Flags Rule” requires certain businesses to establish written programs to detect, identify and respond to signs of possible identity theft. The rule is aimed at reducing identity theft by making it more difficult for identity thieves to use stolen identity information to purchase goods or services. The Federal Trade Commission will begin enforcing this new rule on May 1, 2009.

Franchisors and the Red Flags Rule. The Red Flags Rule applies to “creditors” with “covered accounts.” Franchisors are considered “creditors” under the rule if they ...

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