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Wednesday, February 16, 2005
Fraud Ring Taps Into Credit Data
Fraud Ring Taps Into Credit Data: "A fraud ring infiltrated one of the nation's largest collectors of consumer information and obtained credit reports, Social Security numbers and other information about tens of thousands of people in a massive case of identity theft."
"A ChoicePoint spokesman said the number of victims nationwide could total 100,000, but the company could not be sure of the extent of the fraud and had no plans to contact people outside California [because they are not required to by law.]"