AccuQuote.com Partners with TrustedID® To Offer Customers Proactive
Identity Theft Protection
Partnership Delivers Expanded Circle of Protection to Protect Customers' Financial Life and
Provide Peace of Mind.
Wheeling, IL (PRWEB) August 25, 2009 -- AccuQuote, a leader in providing term life insurance quotes to people
across the United States, today announced that it has partnered with TrustedID, the nation's leading provider of
identity theft prevention solutions, to provide its customers a new suite of services to expand the protection for
their customers' financial lives.
"We are in the business of helping people protect their financial future," says Byron Udell, founder and CEO of
AccuQuote. "An integral part of protecting individuals and families is securing their assets, and those of their
loved ones, from theft and fraud. Identity thieves target one in four American families--an alarming statistic we
believe we can help reduce by partnering with TrustedID, one of America's most respected ID protection
Identity theft has been the fastest growing crime in the U.S. for the past four years. In fact, a 2007 Gartner study
found that identity theft affects nearly 15 million people each year and an identity is stolen every two seconds in
the United States. The Federal Trade Commission's latest report (2007), said that more than 10,000 kids had their
identities stolen in 2006 alone, nearly a 60 percent increase over 2003.
Trusted ID's IDFreeze® effectively helps combat this growing problem by offering AccuQuote members a
complete circle of protection against identity theft. Backed by a $1,000,000 service warranty and supported by
24/7 On-Call Protection Specialists, IDFreeze is designed to stop identity theft before it occurs. Its feature set,
encompassing more than a dozen specific services, includes:
• Financial identity protection - Active monitoring of key information (credit cards, bank accounts and more) in
public databases and on Internet black market sites. Users have the optio