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Acxiom Helps Credit Grantors Fight Identity Fraud

LITTLE ROCK, Ark, Jun 19, 2006

Acxiom® Corporation (Nasdaq: ACXM) today announced that, effective June 1, MicroBilt's online decision management engine at has been enhanced to include identity fraud verification services from Acxiom Insight. Verifying an applicant's identity before granting credit protects consumers from identity fraud and credit grantors from taking on unnecessary risk and is a win-win value proposition. Today, MicroBilt helps thousands of credit grantors process millions of applications in real time. Authorized users of the service will now enjoy seamless access to Acxiom's unmatched fraud information database and analytics in their efforts to prevent fraud. "This is a one-two punch against fraud," said Jeff Stalnaker, Acxiom's leader for Client Services in the financial services industry. "Combining Acxiom's strong data and analytics services with's decision management service offers banks, credit unions, insurance companies, non-profits and other enterprises an affordable and effective fraud prevention alternative." "MicroBilt is proud of its growing ability to help our customers protect themselves from fraud," said Kenneth Hill, President, MicroBilt Corporation. "Now, with Acxiom's data and analytic resources, our customers have the industry's best anti-fraud solution at their fingertips, and this allows them to solve fraud problems even before they occur." MicroBilt's serves leading financial, automotive and collection institutions in many ways, including verifying application information for new account acquisitions, assessing credit risk, skip tracing, credit reports, collection letter generation and online collection. The Identify product from Acxiom Insight combines unmatched data resources and analytic capabilities to help businesses and organizations fight identity fraud and comply with the USA PATRIOT Act. About MicroBilt:
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, 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 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 Telephone: 1-800-884-4747. About Acxiom Corporation:
Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ: ACXM) integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions for many of the largest, most respected companies in the world. The core components of Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. Founded in 1969, Acxiom is headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, with locations throughout the United States and Europe, and in Australia and China. For more information, visit Acxiom Insight is the risk mitigation division of Acxiom Corporation. Our mission is to help Americans protect themselves, their businesses and their communities from risk through advanced information-based solutions.