LendingTree Clients Warned of Data Theft
Florida's State Attorney General is advising clients of LendingTree, an Internet-based company that facilitates mortgage loans, to check their credit accounts and reports, as their personal data might have been exposed to lenders.
According to reports, Bill McCollum, Attorney General of Florida, on April 23, 2008, issued another warning about a different security breach. This second incident originally became public from the Florida Office of Financial Regulation, as reported by Sun-Sentinel on April 26, 2008.
The reports also related McCollum's warning that someone is pretending to be an official of Florida's Division of Securities has been talking to the state employees over phone and asking them for their financial information.
Authorities say that the security br...
» SPAMfighter News - 01-05-2008