Experian’s ProtectMyIDTM reaches agreement with the State of Texas to offer monitoring services to 3.5 million Texans affected by the State of Texas data breach
Texas victims can obtain special promo code for identity theft monitoring services
Irvine, Calif., April 20, 2011 — As millions of Texans begin to recover from hearing the news that their personal information was exposed, Experian’s ProtectMyIDTM announced today an agreement with the State of Texas that will offer identity theft monitoring services at a substantially reduced fee to the 3.5 million consumers affected by the State of Texas data breach. Experian’s Irvine, Calif.-based ProtectMyID is a leading, full-service provider of identity theft detection, protection and fraud resolution.
“We understand the gravity of this unfortunate situation and have reached an agreement with the State of Texas to offer consumers online identity theft monitoring services for one year,” said Jennifer Leuer, general manager of Experian’s ProtectMyID. “With any data breach, and particularly when a large number of victims are involved, it’s important to set up identity theft monitoring services, which can help to ensure that any subsequent activity on one’s account is legitimate.”
For more information or to obtain a promo code, visit: www.txsafeguard.org/discount.php
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ProtectMyID™ is a leading, full-service provider of identity theft detection, protection and fraud resolution. ProtectMyID offers comprehensive identity theft protection products supported by experienced Identity Theft Resolution Agents who deliver personal attention that customers can rely on. ProtectMyID is backed by the power of Experian. For more information about how ProtectMyID helps consumers protect themselves against identity theft, please visit http://www.ProtectMyID.com.
Experian® is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 90 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to check their credit report and credit score and protect against identity theft.
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