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New South Carolina Bill on ID Theft

The South Carolina Senate approved The Consumer Identity Theft Protection Act (S. 222) on April 16. The bill provides for the creation of an identity theft database by the Attorney General, expedited court proceedings for victims of ID theft, stricter verification of card holder identification by credit card companies, and blocks the distribution of inaccurate information about victims of ID theft by credit reporting companies. See also this article, New bill aims to protect SC consumers from ID theft.

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