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HEARING: Chairman Johnson Announces Field Hearing on Social Security Numbers and Child Identity Theft

September 1, 2011 — Hearing   

Focus Of The Hearing:
The Subcommittee will examine the emerging patterns of child identity theft, the role of SSNs in these crimes and steps families can take to help protect themselves.  Legislative options to help prevent these crimes and assist law enforcement will also be considered.

Witness List:

Stacey Lanius
Plano, Texas
Testimony     (Truth in Testimony)

Steve Bryson
Allen, Texas
Testimony     (Truth in Testimony)

Deanya Kueckelhan
Director, Southwest Region, Federal Trade Commission, Dallas, Texas

Lynne M. Vieraitis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Criminology, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas
Testimony     (Truth in Testimony)

Robert Feldt
Special Agent In-Charge, Office of the Inspector General, Social Security Administration, Dallas Field Division, Dallas, Texas, accompanied by Antonio Puente, Special Agent, Dallas Field Division, San Antonio, Texas.
Testimony, Robert Feldt

Testimony, Antonio Puente

Chairman Johnson’s Opening Statement


SUBCOMMITTEE: Social Security