Start Now!The DNA test that tells a more complete story of you.

U.S. Senator Nelson wants Social Security numbers of dead Americans pulled off web

U.S. Senator Nelson wants Social Security numbers of dead Americans pulled off web
The government's Death Master File, as we uncovered as part of an ABC2 News investigation, includes personally identifying information for dead Americans, such as their name, Social Security number and date of birth. Our story showed that private …
Read more on ABC2 News

Critics say Govt.'s Death File puts dead at risk for identity theft
Last spring, he testified before Congress about the Social Security Death Index and the risks of publishing this sensitive information. Balber and Consumer Watchdog question the decision too. She says, “It's really a question, I think, of whether or …
Read more on ABC2 News

Knox Know-It-All: Do Social Security numbers get recycled?
The master file, also known as the Social Security Death Index, is shared with other government agencies, Viera said. Likewise, the information is sold by an arm of the US Department of Commerce to banks and credit firms that have a vested interest in …
Read more on Knoxville News Sentinel

New records on FamilySearch.org
For US records, more than 440000 records have been added to Iowa, County Births, 1880–1935 and nearly 200000 to the US Social Security Death Index. Records were also added for collections in Texas and California. To search these records or to help …
Read more on Deseret News

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *