Fraud alert, freeze or lock after Equifax? Answers to questions people are asking you

Washington, DC - After the Equifax breach, your customers, clients, and employees may be coming to you with questions. Some people are considering placing a fraud alert on their credit file. Others are thinking about freezing or locking their credit files to help prevent identity thieves from opening new accounts in their name. Here are some FAQs to help you help them think through their options.

USS John S McCain Returns to Fleet Activities Yokosuka

Yokosuka, Japan - The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka today.

FTC Seeks Public Input in Review of the Recycled Oil Rule

Washington, DC - As part of the Federal Trade Commission's systematic review of all current FTC rules and guides, the FTC is seeking public comment on the costs, benefits, and regulatory and economic impact of its rule specifying Test Procedures and Labeling Standards for Recycled Oil (“Recycled Oil Rule”).

Poland: National Broadcasting Council's Fine on TVN24

Washington, DC - The United States is concerned by Poland’s decision to fine the private TV broadcaster TVN for alleged biased reporting of demonstrations outside Parliament last December.

Venezuela's Undemocratic Electoral Process

Washington, DC - The United States condemns President Maduro’s threat to ban opposition parties from participating in next year’s presidential elections. The Venezuelan people deserve the right to express their views and consent to governance through a free and fair democratic process that is open to all candidates. A presidential election cannot be legitimate if candidates and parties cannot freely participate.