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Federal Identity Theft Law: Major Enactments of the 108th Congress: A Legislative History of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act and Identity Theft Penalty Enhancement Act (10 volumes, 2005)
In 2003, more than 10 million Americans were victimized by identity theft, costing individuals and business almost $50 billion in fraudulent transactions. Such statistics indicated that the provisions of the Identity Theft and Deterrence Act of 1998 were insufficient to deal with the problem. Accordingly, the 108th Congress attempted to further assist victims of identity theft by passing two new laws: the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACT Act) and the Identity Theft Penalty Enhancement Act…