Victory State Bank Points to Strategies for Victims of Identity Theft; Part 8 of a 9-part series: Federal Laws Offer Protection
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (AUG. 27, 2012) – Anyone who has ever dealt with the aftermath of having their identity stolen knows how difficult and time-consuming the process of repairing credit can be.
Today, Victory State Bank is presenting the final installment of a nine-part series highlighting Federal Trade Commission (FTC) tips for repairing your credit in the aftermath of ID theft:
Several federal laws protect victims of identity theft.
As a result, victims of identity theft have a Bill of Rights that specifically relates to their needs and concerns.
These laws have to do with documenting the theft; dealing with credit reporting companies; dealing with creditors, debt collectors, and merchants; and limiting your financial losses caused by the theft of your identity.
Click here is a brief summary of the rights of identity theft victims, with links to Websites that provide more information.
About Victory State Bank:
VSB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSBN) is the one-bank holding company for Victory State Bank. As Staten Island, N.Y.’s only community-based commercial bank, Victory State Bank operates five full-service locations on the Island: The main office in the community of Great Kills, and branches in the communities of West Brighton, St. George, Dongan Hills and Rosebank. For additional information, Victory State Bank may be reached at 718-979-1100 or visited online http://www.victorystatebank.com .