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SubscriberWise CEO and America's Child Keeper David Howe alerts consumers and urges federal protections following unacceptable rental vehicle condition at PBI

...the condition of the vehicles that I was asked to rent left me speechless.”
— David Howe, National Child Guardian
WASHINGTON, D.C., USA, April 11, 2017 / -- SubscriberWise, the nation’s largest issuing CRA for the communications industry and the leading advocate for children victimized by identity fraud, announced today the urging to all consumers who plan to obtain a car rental to exercise extraordinary diligence with the notation of pre-existing damage. This critical announcement follows two -- back-to-back -- Avis Car Rental vehicles that company founder David Howe was asked to drive, each containing significant damage and unacceptable condition. The condition was documented with each vehicle in its assigned space, located at the Avis rental lot at the West Palm Beach International Airport on Monday, April 10, 2017.

“Yesterday I scheduled a one-way rental from West Palm Beach International Airport to SW FL Fort Myers International Airport,” said David Howe, SubscriberWise founder and Enterprise Holdings fraud victim. “Although there was nothing predatory or criminal with this rental, the condition of the vehicles that I was asked to rent left me speechless.

“Upon the initial walkaround of the first vehicle, I noticed damage to the driver-side door panel. I immediately launched my camera and took several photographs.

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Related: Howe's Rental Car Checklist

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SubscriberWise® launched as the first issuing consumer reporting agency exclusively for the cable industry in 2006. The company filed extensive documentation and end-user agreements to access TransUnion’s consumer database. TransUnion approved the request as part of a pilot project in 2007. In 2009, SubscriberWise and TransUnion announced a joint marketing agreement for the benefit of America’s cable operators. Today SubscriberWise is a risk management preferred-solutions provider for the National Cable Television Cooperative.

Having directly prevented more child identity thefts than any single individual including law enforcement professionals nationwide, David Howe is recognized as one of the most productive and engaged child identity theft experts of the 21st century. Howe’s expertise on the subject of identity theft has been shared with virtually all levels of law enforcement agencies. In 2014, Howe was contacted by IBM’s RedCell Counter Fraud and Financial Crimes Intelligence organization for information concerning child identity fraud.

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