Kohl’s Must Provide Info to Identity Theft Victims
If you as a victim of identity theft sees that someone bought stuff at Kohl’s, wouldn’t you think Kohl’s would help you out? And give you what information it had on the identity thief? And what if the law required stores like Kohl’s to give it to you without you having to get it from law enforcement or you having to hire an attorney? You would have thought wrong; even though a law required Kohl’s to do just that, it wasn’t doing so.
So now the FTC has ordered Kohl’s to comply with the law and give ID theft victims the information it has on the thieves. Here’s the FTC announcement.