The politics of identity theft

Wednesday, 9 May 2007, 6:48 PM EST

Washingtonpost.com today ran an in-depth story I wrote examining the politics behind the identity theft problem in one state.

It is told through the eyes of a Delaware resident who championed a measure and ultimately won passage of a law. Consumers in the First State now can "freeze" their credit reports in an effort to prevent ID thieves from establishing new, fraudulent lines of credit.

At the Washington Post.

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