Bloomberg Law
March 18, 2022, 4:56 PM

Biden’s Identity Theft Order Expected in Late April

Courtney Rozen
Courtney Rozen
Bloomberg News

President Biden is expected to issue an executive order on identity theft in government programs in late April, though that timing isn’t final, a White House official says.

  • Investigations into the fraudulent use of Covid-19 relief applications found potential improper activity neared $100 billion, the Secret Service said in December
  • Biden has said he would direct agencies to crack down on identity theft involving public benefits without compromising privacy
  • NOTE: Grandma’s Selfie Chaos Shows Government Fraud Fix Still Elusive

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