Serial No. 107-50; Serial No. 107-51: Preventing Identity Theft by Terrorists and Criminals: Joint Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Financial Services and the Subcommittee on Social Security of the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session, November 8, 2001 [open pdf - 4MB]
From the opening statement of Sue W. Kelly: "We're here this morning to see how we can prevent the awful crime and terrible tragedy of identity theft by terrorists and criminals. Our special intention is to protect the families of the deceased from such theft and financial fraud at their most vulnerable moment --when they are grieving from the shock of their loss. Through the rapid transmittal of the information in the Death Master File from the Social Security Administration to the financial services industry and the immediate use of that information by the industry, we can prevent these crimes and spare the families pain." Statements, letters, and material submitted for the record include those of the following: Philip J. Bond, Barbara D. Bovbjerg, John C. Dugan, Richard J. Hillman, Evan Hendricks, James G. Huse, Jr., Thomas J. Lehner, Stuart K. Pratt, Marc Rotenberg, Thomas Sadaka, and Fritz Streckewald, Sue W. Kelly, E. Clay Shaw, Jr., Michael G. Oxley, Benjamin L. Cardin, Luis V. Gutierrez, Ron Paul, Janice D. Schakowsky.
Serial No. 107-50; 107-51