Credit.com focuses on identity theft during National
Consumer Protection Week
February 6, 2006
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE) -- In recognition of National
Consumer Protection Week, Credit.com's team of personal finance
experts will be focusing on identity theft, fraud and privacy
topics all week. This is the eighth year that consumer advocacy
and government agencies have worked together to promote National
Consumer Protection Week. Information for consumers and reporters
is available at www.credit.com.
"Among true identity theft, account take-over, phishing
and pharming scams and other fraudulent schemes, it can be a treacherous
world," said Credit.com President, CEO Adam Levin.
"Credit.com's goal is to help consumers understand the magnitude
of the problem, minimize the risk of becoming a victim and learn
how to effectively deal with creditors, credit bureaus, government
agencies and utilities in the event of victimization."
Credit.com's interactive blog, CreditBloggers.com
also will offer topical discussions about consumer protection
issues this week.
National Consumer Protection Week themes include prevention tips,
fraud news, real stories, recognition of outstanding advocates
and online resources. Contributors to CreditBloggers.com include:
-- Adam Levin -- Co-Founder of Credit.com and former Director
of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.
-- Emily Davidson -- Credit.com's Communication Director
and former TransUnion credit expert.
-- Evan Hendricks -- Author of "Credit Scores and
Credit Reports, How The System Really Works, What You Can Do."
-- Gerri Detweiler -- Personal finance author, radio host
and EverydayWealth credit expert.
-- John Ulzheimer -- Formerly with Equifax and Fair Isaac,
John is the Vice President of the After Bankruptcy Foundation.
-- Nancy Castleman -- Co-author of "Invest in Yourself:
Six Secrets to a Rich Life" and founder of Good Advice Press.
-- Valary Miller -- Personal finance and consumer law attorney.
For more information about National Consumer Protection Week or
Credit.com's educational resources, visit www.credit.com or contact
Emily Davidson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Serving as an educator, advocate and facilitator, Credit.com
empowers consumers with easy-to-understand information about money,
credit, loans and more. Led by a former Director of the New Jersey
Division of Consumer Affairs, Credit.com provides consumers a
unique perspective on the financial world.
Credit.com partners with trusted financial experts and select
companies to offer its online consumers insightful tools and straight
answers. Established in 1995, Credit.com is based in San Francisco,
CA. For more information, visit www.credit.com.