You are faced with the last days of a computer conversion and you are receiving calls that people have paid their bills, yet were not being credited for their payments. You later find no copies of receipts, yet patients set you copies of theirs. You know there was theft. How do you address it? How do you prove it? There were 4 people who signed receipts. The total stolen was $10,000. Do you report it? Do you handle it yourself?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 24, 2018, 10:24 pm ad1c9bdddf
The answer to this depends on some other factors. First, is there insurance involves and does it include theft. If it does, then you would have to report it and the insurance company or the police would do the investigation. Most likely, unless they can prove fraud, you will end up being compensated for the loss so there is a big incentive to reporting it. At the same time, it would still keep up your relationship with ...
Identity Theft and Companies Handling Customer Information
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What is meant by the term identity theft? What can happen to a person who is the victim of identity theft?
In the United States, information that a company collects about the customer is legally the company's property. In the European Union, this information is the individual's property. Explain why there is this difference in the legal treatment of this information.
In reference to a company sharing information that it has collected about a customer, what is meant by "opt-in"? By "opt-out"? In your opinion, which of these is preferable?
What do U.S. laws require a financial company to do in regard to sharing information that it has collected on its customers?
In your opinion, what is the most important social issue raised by the pervasiveness of IT? Why? How can society best deal with this issue?View Full Posting Details