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Rob Douglas - Congressional Testimonies & Speeches

Rob Douglas has testified about identity theft, identity crimes, cybercrime and fraud before the United States Congress on several occasions. Rob’s investigations and subsequent congressional testimonies have led to passage of numerous federal and state laws designed to protect consumer information from identity and information thieves along with other types of cybercriminals.  Rob has served as a consultant to both the Federal Trade Commission and Congress during investigations of information brokers stealing and selling financial and telecommunications records.  The FTC and congressional investigations resulted in the exposure and prosecution of numerous information thieves.

Rob's testimonies and speeches include:

Phone Records For Sale: Why Aren't Phone Records Safe From Pretexting?
U.S. Senate & House of Representatives Commerce Committees – February 1, 2006

Securing Electronic Personal Data: Striking Balance Between Privacy and Commercial / Governmental Use
U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary – April 13, 2005

Homeland Security Threats Posed by Document Fraud, Identity Theft and Social Security Number Misuse
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance – September 9, 2003

Emerging Threats to Financial Information Security: Identity Theft, Pretext, Social Engineering, Forgery and Impersonation in the Information Age
ABA/ABA Money Laundering Enforcement Seminar – October 31, 2000

H.R. 4311 - The Identity Theft Prevention Act of 2000
Congressional Testimony - September 13, 2000

Identity Theft and Related Financial Privacy Issues
Congressional Testimony (prepared statement) - September 13, 2000

Hearing on the Establishment of a Privacy Commission
Congressional Testimony (all witnesses – April 12, 2000); see also May 15, 2000 Hearing

Establishing a Commission for the Comprehensive Study of Privacy Protection
Congressional Testimony (prepared statement) – April 12, 2000

Is It Any Of Your Business? Consumer Information, Privacy and the Financial Services Industry
Interagency Public Forum Hosted by the FDIC – March 23, 2000

Financial Information Privacy Act - Hearing Transcript
Congressional Testimony – July 28, 1998

The Use of Deceptive Practices to Gain Access to Personal Financial Information
Congressional Testimony (prepared statement) – July 28, 1998


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