Task force shapes ID theft policy

Thursday, 15 March 2007, 3:41 PM EST

A viral epidemic of consumer identity fraud and data theft prompted President Bush last year to create a task force charged with crafting proposals to marshal Uncle Sam's resources to prevent identity fraud, assist victims and more aggressively prosecute those responsible.

The president's task force is co-chaired by U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and Deborah Platt Majoras, the head of the Federal Trade Commission. It also includes top leaders from a number of other government departments.

At Security Fix.

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