On Tuesday, September 20, 2016, a federal judge in California granted approval of the $68 million settlement between LifeLock and a class of plaintiffs that alleged it made false statements about the services it provides to consumers that it will alert them of possible identity theft as soon as possible. The judge also approved a

In its largest settlement ever obtained through an enforcement action, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced yesterday that it had settled with identity theft protection firm LifeLock for $100 million. The no-fault settlement relates to a 2010 FTC enforcement action against LifeLock in which the FTC alleged that LifeLock misrepresented the effectiveness of its products

We previously reported that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) had filed suit against LifeLock alleging that it had violated a previous settlement with the FTC regarding false advertising and was in contempt.

The previous settlement ended with LifeLock paying $12 million and agreeing to refrain from falsely advertising its products and services.

The FTC has