The Election and ID Theft


We support reforms to the financial marketplace that protect consumers from unscrupulous banks and lenders.

By Consumers Union on Thursday, November 9th, 2006

The issue of financial privacy and ID theft protections may have influenced the way we chose this past Tuesday. AARP conducted a recent survey finding that over 80% of those polled were either very likely or somewhat likely to vote for a candidate who supported protecting consumers’ privacy. Click here to read their recent survey. Did you vote for a candidate that you knew was better on protecting you from financial fraud and theft? Or did you even know enough about his/her stance on the issue?

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