Equifax Slammed for Strings-Attached “Free” Credit Monitoring

Equifax, one of the nation’s largest credit reporting agency, has now admitted that a massive data breach occurred between May and July of 2017. The company’s late disclosure of the breach warns that upwards of 143 million people had their confidential personal and financial information stolen. The data breach includes consumer names, addresses, birth dates […]

DBE Fraud Enforcement – United States v. Perino

In recent years, DBE fraud enforcement actions involving Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, commonly known as “DBEs”, have been highly prioritized by the Department of Justice and local prosecution offices. DBE programs exist at the federal, state, and municipal levels and include minority-owned (“MBEs”) and women-owned (“WBEs”) businesses. The aim of these programs is to allow economically […]