Dec 182010
 
 December 18, 2010  Laws

The Associated Press reports:

Congress moved Wednesday to stop scammers who use fake caller IDs to trick people into revealing Social Security and credit card numbers and other vital information.

House lawmakers trying to wrap up work for the year also passed a second consumer protection bill that would crack down on third-party sellers who prey on people during online purchasing transactions.

The Senate previously passed both bills and the House votes send them to President Barack Obama for his signature.

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