BLT (Bankruptcy Lawyer Topics) is a periodic review and comparison of consumer bankruptcy topics being covered on bankruptcy lawyer blogs.
Holding a J.D. and an International Affairs M.A. from Marquette University, Matt Leichter (matt [dot] leichter [at] gmail [dot] com) is an attorney licensed in Wisconsin and New York. He speaks Japanese and focuses on comparative and international law, as well as international business.
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- LifeLock Fined for Inappropriate Identity Theft Protection Claims
- FTC: Identity Theft Top Complaint in 2009; Potential Data Breach
- Financial News This Week: More Consumer Protection
- Medical Records in Bankruptcy Court
- Is Texting ‘HAITI’ to 90999 A Scam?
- Bankruptcy More A Girl Thing
- Protect Your Privacy in Bankruptcy – Redact!
- Better Business Bureau and Identity Theft Prevention—Not Just An Agency to Call to Complain
- Beware of Fake Debt Collectors
- Online Pay Lenders: The Next Wave of Identity Theft?
- My Social Security Number Is Protected During Bankruptcy, Right?
- Identity Theft Involving Children’s Social Security Numbers
***SEE MORE BLOG POSTS FROM BANKRUPTCY LAWYERS AROUND THE U.S.***
- Your Free Lottery Ticket: Credit Card Truncation and Identity Theft
- Security Freezes One Year Later / Security Freezes
- Targeting the Elderly
- Credit Card Application Approval Process
- Roberds and Schreft on the Economics Behind Data Security, Privacy, and Identity Theft
- Study Finds Data Breach Laws Have Only Marginal Effect on Identity Theft
- Phony Consumer Protection Watch: Is § 1681s-2(a) of the Fair Credit Reporting Act an Example of Phony Consumer Protection?
- New Javelin Report Finds 22% Increase in Identity Theft Victims
- ALERT: The Deadline for Massachusetts Information Security Regulations Compliance is March 1, 2010
- New Amendments Extend Deadline for Compliance with Identity Theft Laws
Mark S. Zuckerberg, Esq. (Indianapolis, IN)
- Job Scams Make Bloomington Bankruptcy Attorney’s Blood Boil
- Protecting Against Scams Pre- And Post-Bankruptcy
- Columbus Bankruptcy Lawyer Warns of Identity Theft
- Real People, Real Identity Theft, Real Bankruptcy
- Anderson Bankruptcy Attorney Warns Against New Scams
- Worse to Worser – Adding Identity Theft to Bankruptcy
Jonathan Ginsberg, Esq. – theBKLaw (Atlanta, GA)
- Homeowner Insurance Can Cover Identity Theft
- Rise in Medical Identity Theft
- IRS Warns of Tax Scams
- Common Traits of Identity Theft Victims
- Identity Thief Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison
Bankruptcy Law Offices of Richard A. Check, Esq. (Milwaukee, WI)
- Tips to Avoid Having Your Identity Stolen
- Bankruptcy Court Conceals Debtor’s Identity Due to Medical Disclosures
- Creditor Reveals Debtors’ Personal Information in a Proof of Claim
- Unemployed? Beware of Job Scams
- IRS Warns Taxpayers to Avoid Common Tax Scams
- After Bankruptcy Don’t Fall for Credit File Segregation Scams
- Texas Legislators Crack Down on Criminals Who Target Seniors
Fears & Nachawati – Texas Bankruptcy Blog (Austin, Houston and San Antonio, TX)
- Bankruptcy Fraud Is A Federal Crime
- The Rise in Bankruptcy Filings in The Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex
J. Brian Allen – Northeast Texas Bankruptcy Lawyer (Sulphur Springs, TX)
J. Michael McBride, P.C. – TexasLawyerBlog (Ft. Worth, TX)
Law Office of Daniel C. Nunley, Esq. – Oklahoma Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog (Broken Arrow, OK)
Susanne M. Robicsek, Esq. – North Carolina Bankruptcy Lawyer (Charlotte, NC)
Stark & Stark – Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Blog (Lawrenceville, NJ)
Haines & Krieger (Las Vegas, NV)
BLT’s “Scams!” post will broaden your knowledge on credit fraudsters’ artifices.