MicroBilt Seeks to Reduce Identity Fraud With New Driver's License Scan and Verification Product
Kennesaw, GA – August 24, 2005 – MicroBilt Corporation, a leading online provider of credit information, announced today the release and launch of a fraud fighting identity verification product that captures driver's license data on-site. MicroBilt is offering Driver's License Scan through CreditCommander.com.
With identity fraud now one the fastest growing crimes in the United States, said to be costing businesses more than $48 billion annually, businesses that do not verify customer identity become the easiest targets. Driver's License Scan through CreditCommander.com is used at the point-of-sale and/or service to validate a customer applicant's driver's license, which ultimately reduces identity fraud exposure.
The Driver's License Scan product captures an image of the driver's license and the information contained on the license. This information is automatically populated on the application. After the capture, a Drivers License verification report and/or credit report is initiated. Parameters can also be set to run bankruptcy and criminal reports as well as other industry relevant reports available through CreditCommander.com. The picture of the driver's license is permanently imbedded into the credit report along with any additional reports pulled on the applicant and stored through CreditCommander.com for future reference.
The product is designed for industry applications such as identity verification for lenders, tenant screening, pre-employment screening, new account openings at banks, test drive and age verification at car dealers, credit prescreening for retailers, insurance claim verification, fraud prevention and USA Patriot Act regulatory compliance.
Drivers License Scan through CreditCommander.com searches more than 19 billion public and proprietary records to instantly verify basic data and potentially fraudulent identities. These resources automatically validate identity against known matches such as does; the zip code match the state, last name matches the address, Social Security Number matches the first and last name, Social Security Number issue date is within a valid date range, Social Security Number is not listed as deceased, and the option for subject to meet specific age requirements.
"MicroBilt continues to seek products that prevent identity fraud exposure for its customers," states Ken Hill, MicroBilt President and COO, "With the rampant surge of identity theft, our customers need every tool available to verify an applicant is who they say they are."
For more information on CreditCommander.com's Driver's License Scan, please go to creditcommander.microbilt.com or call us at 1-800-884-4397 for assistance.
MicroBilt, a division of Bristol Investments, Ltd., is the leader in credit bureau data access and retrieval, providing credit, collection and data sources. MicroBilt is certified through and provides interfaces with the three consumer bureaus, Equifax (NYSE: EFX), Experian (London Stock Exchange: GUS) and Trans Union and the two commercial bureaus, D&B and Experian Business as well as eFunds Corporation (NYSE: EFD) and Choicepoint (NYSE: CPS). This data access is available via the Internet at creditcommander.microbilt.com, a systems integration tool kit, dedicated terminals and dial-up software. The company also enables web sites to enhance their content offerings by delivering a CreditCommander.com private label site to their established online communities. Credit related insurance services are offered through MicroBilt's licensed insurance group, MicroBilt Assurance Corp. Private company information along with knowledge-based analytical tools and information services is available through Integra Information, a division of MicroBilt. MicroBilt maintains offices in Georgia and New Jersey. For more information, please contact MicroBilt Corporation, 1640 Airport Road, Suite 115, Kennesaw, GA, 30144 or www.MicroBilt.com. Telephone: 1-800-884-4747.
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