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The Chubb Institute

498 Seventh Avenue 17th Floor
New York, NY 10018

General Phone: 212-659-2116
Financial Aid Phone: 212-659-2116
Sector: Private for-profit, less-than

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Insurance policies ease sting of identity theft - Orlando Sentinel

From Newsday Insurance policies ease sting of identity theft By Tami Luhby | STAFF WRITER Posted October 16, 2005 E-mail this article Printer friendly version Most e-mailed articles IN THIS PACKAGE --> Main page Emerging markets offer higher returns, greater risk Exchange-traded funds gain appeal for small investors Insurance policies ease sting of identity theft Value Judgments The savings game The Leckey file Getting started Can they do that? Stock watch Taking stock The week ahead If someone has stolen your identity, it can take many days and hundreds or thousands of dollars to restore your financial credibility. Several insurance companies, however, are offering to soften the blow by providing counseling services to help you regain your identity or payments that cover the cost of doing so, or both. Some people already have this coverage and may not even know it. Some carriers, including Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. and Chubb Corp., include identification theft services in their homeowner's and renter's policies at no additional charge. Other insurance companies, including St. Paul Travelers Cos. and Allstate Insurance Co., provide coverage for about $25 or $30 a year, respectively. These two firms also sell the group policies to employers, membership organizations and - more available