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HSBC Finance Notifies Mortgage Customers of Data Breach
HSBC has informed New Hampshire's Attorney General of a compromise of some records of current and former mortgage customers of its HSBC Finance unit.  more »
SHOW ME: "We look at everything that comes down the road, but I have not personally seen something that I feel is superior" to the traditional FICO score, said Al Engels of Valley National Bancorp.
If a new FICO score is to succeed, it's going to have to impress the Al Engels of the world. more »
West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed SB 542 into law on Tuesday, clarifying provisions of the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act. more »
Ontario Systems has expanded its Compliance Consulting Services to offer an enhanced scoring model called OntarioComply that analyzes more than 225 compliance obligations. more »
As the federal tax filing deadline approaches next month, tax-related scams are heating up. more »
Equifax Inc. and Zoot Enterprises announced Monday plans for the release of Mobility Plus, an end-to-end service that leverages Equifax data and Zoot decisioning technology to ease the mobile account opening process while helping to minimize fraud risk. more »
WASHINGTON — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finalized a contentious policy Thursday allowing customers to describe their banking experiences more fully on the agency's complaint portal. more »
The Federal Trade Commission is launching two new robocall contests challenging the public to develop a crowd-source honeypot and better analyze data from an existing honeypot. more »
Despite two years of high-profile data breaches, there has been a surprising decrease in identity fraud. Heightened public awareness is driving stronger reactions to breaches and making it harder for hackers to use stolen data, according to researchers at Javelin Strategy & Research.
Despite a series of large-scale data breaches over the past two years, identity theft fell for the second consecutive year in a row in the U.S., according to a new study released Tuesday. more »
The Federal Trade Commission and 10 state attorneys general have taken action against a Florida-based cruise line company and seven other companies that assisted a massive telemarketing campaign resulting in billions of robocalls. more »
Uber Technologies Inc. said an unauthorized third party accessed the company's database last year and may have taken data on about 50,000 drivers. more »
Debt collection held steady as the second ranked consumer complaint reported to the Federal Trade Commission, according to the federal agency's 2014 Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book, which was released Friday. more »
A bill introduced in the New York State Senate would make it illegal for debt collectors and creditors to use social media when attempting to collect debts. more »

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