Tag: Identity Theft

OPM: 2.4 Million Have Signed Up for Free ID Protection

By on January 20, 2016 in Agency News with 0 Comments
OPM: 2.4 Million Have Signed Up for Free ID Protection

The Office of Personnel Management said in a statement that since the two data breaches that hit its computer systems were announced, 2.4 million people have enrolled so far in the identity theft monitoring services the government is offering to impacted individuals.

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Does the Recent Spending Bill Expand ID Theft Protection for Federal Employees?

By on December 28, 2015 in Q&A with 0 Comments

I’ve heard that the recent tax and spending legislation expanded identity theft protection to federal employees who were affected by the OPM data breach. Is this true?

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Lawmaker Wants to Give OPM Hack Victims $5 Million in Identity Insurance

By on July 23, 2015 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Lawmaker Wants to Give OPM Hack Victims $5 Million in Identity Insurance

Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) plans to introduce an amendment that would give federal workers impacted by the two data breaches at the Office of Personnel Management much more identity theft protection than what has been offered thus far.

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Legislation Introduced to Provide Free Lifetime ID Protection for Hack Victims

By on July 9, 2015 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Provide Free Lifetime ID Protection for Hack Victims

Legislation is being introduced to provide free lifetime ID theft protection to federal employees and retirees whose personal data was compromised in the recent OPM data breaches.

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Tips for Taxpayers, Victims about Identity Theft and Tax Returns

By on January 27, 2013 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The Internal Revenue Service is taking additional steps during the 2013 tax season to protect taxpayers and help victims of identity theft and refund fraud.

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Protecting Feds from Personal Information Release and Identity Theft: Are Current Policies Enough?

By on March 24, 2008 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

In the wake of recent privacy-violating probing of presidential candidates’ passport files and earlier losses by agencies of computers or hard drives containing sensitive employee data, it appears the risk of nosy feds, political paparazzi, curious contractors and others getting personal personnel info may be at an all time high. What’s going on?

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