*Lawyer specialising in financial services and privacy issues with the firm of Wilmer, Cutler and Pickering in Washington, D.C.
*Former FTC official
*Consumer Program Director at the public interest group, PIRG, the State Public Interest Research Group.
*Former fraudster, whose life is portrayed in the new film Catch Me If You Can
On Monday, a man was charged with stealing and then selling the identity and financial information of nearly 30,000 people, by using information from their credit reports. Have you ever had your identity stolen? How does it happen and what can you do?