Identity Theft Victims of Choicepoint Data Breach May Now File Reimbursement Claims
Identity theft | Consumer Alert — The Federal Trade Commission has set up a new web site and phone number for identity theft victims of the Choicepoint data breach. The new site and phone number gives victims information on how to file claims for monetary reimbursement if out- of- pocket losses accrued as a result of the ID theft. A fund of $5 million is available to victims, the deadline for filing is February 4, 2007.
- The site is <http://www.ftc.gov/choicepoint>, the data breach hotline phone number is 1-888-884-8772.