LifeLock launched its new persona as a publicly traded company on Wednesday -- then watched as its initial stock price fell by several percent.
LifeLock, the Tempe-based anti-identity-theft company founded in 2005 by Robert Maynard Jr. and Todd Davis, had expected to sell shares at $9 apiece, but t ... More >>
LifeLock, the so-called identity-theft "protection" company based in Tempe we wrote about last week, called us in a tizzy yesterday -- worried about the accidental publication of one its employees' personal data.
This is the type of situation LifeLock would never put in a press release, b ... More >>
Does setting a fraud alert on your credit file every three months hurt your credit score?
Critics of a Tempe-based identity-theft "protection" company, LifeLock, claimed in lawsuits that it does -- a fact that we noted in this month's feature story about the truth-challenged firm.
But a blog po ... More >>
LifeLock has finally responded to our feature article this week about the Tempe-based company, and the revelation that its CEO, Todd Davis, has had his identity stolen at least 13 times.
We offered Davis and LifeLock the chance to come clean about Davis' problems with identity theft before we publi ... More >>
Image: www.harvard.eduTom Ridge, former Homeland Security chief, joins LifeLock's board of directors.Tempe-based LifeLock, Inc. has put former U.S. Homeland Security chief Tom Ridge on its board of directors as it tries to recover from a $12 million punishment from the Federal Trade
Commission.R ... More >>
Image: Martha StrachanLifeLock, the ethics-bending, Tempe-based firm covered in two 2007 New Times feature articles, has been permanently banned from performing what used to be its most basic service.Under a lawsuit settlement with Experian, a major credit bureau, LifeLock can no longer place a ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks fell 2-9 to the Washington Nationals yesterday. The game marked the Nationals' eighth consecutive victory and a three-game sweep against the Diamondbacks. The Diamondbacks open a three-game series at home against the New York Mets tonight...Arizona's bald eagle population ... More >>
A Mesa phone soliciting firm has fleeced untold numbers of elderly victims since 2000 by promising identity theft protection, says the state Attorney General's office.
A lawsuit filed June 30 says that reps from the Consumer Benefits Group, which lists an address of 12 West Main S ... More >>
The Honolulu Star-Bulletin wrote up a piece on Robert J. Maynard Jr. after recent post about him, covering some of the highlights of his sketchy past and uncovering some new info.
One interesting factoid: Maynard's father, local optometrist Robert J. Maynard Sr., reversed earlie ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:
Tom Metzger's Buds Dennis and Daniel Mahon Collared for Scottsdale Bombing, Arizona ADL Helped B ... More >>
Robert J. Maynard Jr., the LifeLock founder who resigned from his own company after New Times revealed his lies and shady past, is now the CEO of an ocean adventure business in Waikiki.
A Federal Trade Commission order from the 1990s apparently bars Maynard Jr. from returning in ... More >>
In a sports team precedent, WNBA team the Phoenix Mercury accepted a sponsorship deal with identity theft protection company LifeLock. According to reports, the word "LifeLock" will replace "Mercury" and "Phoenix" on the team's jerseys...Another alleged UFO over Valley skies has been explained as so ... More >>
In the "must be nice" category, local public relations guru Jason Rose and his wife, local attorney, Jordan, made the paper this morning with their new home purchase.Topping the list of this week's priciest home sales in the Arizona Republic's real estate round-up is the Roses' acquisition of a ... More >>
With one hand ready to catch a predicted windfall of federal cash and the other wielding a budgetary chain saw, Governor Jan Brewer prepares to stamp her approval on a new budget that wipes out the state's $1.6 billion deficit. The search is basically over for a Chandler Planning and Zoning Com ... More >>
In the future, there will be nothing but lists, lists, and more lists. We will worship lists as the ancient Egyptians once venerated the sun. There's no use in resisting. So take a sedative, a hit of Scotch, a toke or two of the medical-grade shit, and prepare to be listed, Feathered Bastard-style. ... More >>