NU Online News Service, Aug. 7, 12:43 p.m. – Life of the South Corp., Jacksonville, Fla., has agreed to add the MIB Checking Service, a fraud-protection service, to its life and health underwriting safeguards, according to the MIB Group Inc., Westwood, Mass.

Life of the South will also use the MIB Follow-up Service Plan, a plan that sends insurers alerts when MIB receives any new information about an individual in the 24 months following the initial MIB inquiry.