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LexisNexis® to Address the FTA Technology Conference and Exhibition

August 13, 2012 — Remarks to Focus on Leveraging Identity-based Solutions to Detect Fraud, Improve Operational Efficiencies and Save Taxpayer Dollars

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions today announced that Andrew Bucholz, Director of Tax and Revenue Markets; Steve Lappenbusch, Market Planner for Tax and Revenue; and Scott Straub, Tax and Revenue Specialist, will participate as speakers at the 2012 Federation of Tax Administrators (FTA) Technology Conference and Exhibition. Mr. Bucholz will co-present with Doug MacGinnitie, Commissioner for the Georgia Department of Revenue, where the two will discuss how leveraging identity-based filters can enhance tax refund fraud detection efforts. Mr. Lappenbusch will discuss how agencies can increase operational efficiencies and save taxpayer dollars by leveraging identity-based solutions. Mr. Straub’s session will focus on how leveraging public record sources and data analytics technology can increase collections of delinquent receivables and lower costs associated with returned mail.

WHAT: FTA Technology Conference and Exhibition
WHEN: August 12-15, 2012
WHERE: Hyatt Regency; 1 South Capitol Avenue; Indianapolis, IN 46204

LexisNexis Solution Series/Technology Track Session: The Road to Identity Proofing, Fraud Prevention and Collections Monday, August 13: 2:45pm-3:45pm: Mr. Lappenbusch will discuss how agencies can increase their overall operational efficiencies and save taxpayer dollars by leveraging identity-based solutions to detect fraud.

Georgia Department of Revenue and LexisNexis Case Study: How Identity-Based Filters Helped Georgia Stop Millions in Tax Refund Fraud Tuesday, August 14: 2:45pm-3:45pm: Mr. Bucholz and Commissioner MacGinnitie will discuss how Georgia’s identity-based tax refund fraud intercept program helped to detect potentially fraudulent returns and prevent millions in taxpayer dollars from being stolen by fraudsters.

Leveraging Public Record Data Sources to Increase Collections of Delinquent Receivables and Lower Costs Associated with Returned Mail Wednesday, August 15: 8:30am-9:30am: Mr. Straub will discuss how identity-based solutions are used by state agencies conducting active and passive debt collection to increase collections and reduce the cost of collecting debt.

For more information on the event, please click here.

Members of the media interested in scheduling a briefing with Mr. Bucholz, Mr. Lappenbusch or Mr. Straub are invited to contact Mary Alice Johnson at (571) 323-2585, ext. 2140, or by email at

About LexisNexis Risk Solutions
LexisNexis Risk Solutions ( is a leader in providing essential information that helps customers across all industries and government predict, assess and manage risk. Combining cutting-edge technology, unique data and advanced scoring analytics, Risk Solutions provides products and services that address evolving client needs in the risk sector while upholding the highest standards of security and privacy. LexisNexis Risk Solutions is part of Reed Elsevier, a leading publisher and information provider that serves customers in more than 100 countries with more than 30,000 employees worldwide.

Our government solutions assist law enforcement and agencies with deriving insight from complex data sets, improving operational efficiencies, making timely and informed decisions to enhance investigations, increasing program integrity, and discovering and recovering revenue.

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Mary Alice Johnson
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Phone: 571-323-2585, ext. 2140

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