Lorri Helfand of St. Petersburg Times reports:
A Largo area marketing firm has agreed to pay $350,000 to settle a complaint by the Florida Attorney General’s Office that the firm obtained stolen consumer information and did not take proper steps to ensure data was acquired legitimately.
Although VICI Marketing LLC agreed to the settlement filed April 8, the firm’s attorney said the company is not sure it even obtained stolen information in the first place.
VICI, based at 11515 66th St. N between Bryan Dairy and Ulmerton roads, indirectly acquired data stolen from Certegy Check Services, a St. Petersburg check verification company, according to the Attorney General’s Office.
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