Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Oct 08 2007
U.S. Postal Inspectors unveiled a new consumer education campaign aimed at reducing fraud involving fake checks and wire scams -- a growing problem in Washington state. You can test your ability to detect...
Oct 08 2007
We recently announced on this blog that Trans Union plans to allow consumers to freeze access to their credit reports starting Oct. 15. Now Experian says it will do the same beginning Nov. 1. Equifax is...
Sep 25 2007
Consumeraffairs.com posted a troubling story today about an English woman whose credit card was used by an identity thief. While the scenario isn’t new, the outcome includes valuable advice for consumers....
Sep 24 2007
Good news for consumers who need to protect themselves from identity theft. TransUnion announced last week that it will allow consumers nationwide the ability to freeze access to their credit reports starting...
Sep 07 2007
Here’s an important warning for folks who swap music files and downloads using peer-to-peer file sharing software – don’t store sensitive documents on your computer. Identity thieves may be able to see...
Aug 31 2007
If your Labor Day weekend plans include catching up the household chores, take note: We've scheduled free community shredding events this September and October to help you safely dispose of those old bank...
Aug 21 2007
Many people think they're too smart to fall for a scam, but according to an article in the current issue of Consumer Reports, scammers continue to lure folks into revealing personal information or sending...
Aug 17 2007
It’s been a while since we blogged. Many of us have been on the road with our GUARD IT! Washington identity theft tour. Professional shredding companies are offering free shredding at each of our 15 evening...

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