Get help finding the Right Identity Theft Lawyer for your case
Identity theft is when an unauthorized party fraudulently represents themselves as another party. In other words identity theft occurs when someone uses your personal identifying information without your permission. This information may include your name, address, driver's license number, Social Security number, mother's maiden name, birth date, or financial information such as your bank account, credit card, or PIN number. Identity theft can also occur when your credit card applications, bank statements, stolen wallet or purse, and when your credit card number from a database are stolen.
Identity theft is problem that is growing more and more with the help of technological innovations. It has been estimated that in 2004, approximately 10 million Americans were victims of identity theft, resulting in approximately $6 billion in losses to consumers, and costing the FBI an average of +/- $15,000 per identity theft case.
If you are a victim of identity theft, you can file a consumer fraud claim or hire a consumer fraud lawyer that can help you with your consumer fraud claim. A consumer fraud lawyer can also help with consumer/purchaser frauds, and other fraud practices.
Attorney Search Network can help you find consumer fraud lawyers who have been very successful in representing and handling clients who have been victims of identity theft. Call today to be connected to a consumer fraud lawyer who can answer any questions you have about consumer fraud legal rights and other options.
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