Consumer Protection

Identity theft
12:00 am
Mon January 20, 2014

Illinois A.G. Leads Multi-State Investigation Into Target Breach

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Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is warning consumers to monitor more than just their credit card statements in the wake of big data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus stores.

Madigan, along with Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen, is leading a multi-state investigation into the Target breach.

Target revealed in early January that names, addresses, and phone numbers were among the information stolen, increasing the risk of identity theft.

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Enterprise Rent-a-Car
1:41 pm
Wed February 29, 2012

Consumer advocates press Enterprise to endorse recall legislation

Joan Bray (left) and Judi Roman (right) of the Consumers Council of Missouri meet with representatives of Enterprise Rent-a-Car at their corporate headquarters.
Joseph Leahy, St. Louis Public Radio

Consumer advocates are pressing Enterprise Rent-a-Car to support a bill to keep rental cars that are subject to federal recall off the road.

Joan Bray of the Consumers Council of Missouri says while the St. Louis-based company has agreed in principle, it should endorse a Congressional amendment named for two sisters who were killed while driving a PT Cruiser under recall.

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