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Subject:  Re: A silly typo... Date:  2/11/2013  1:23 AM
Author:  kahunacfa Number:  306793 of 308454

Here's the situation DW and I are finding ourselves in:

She scanned some forms yesterday at her workplace; forms which literally contained her life history, including SSN, DOB, Address et al. And instead of emailing it to herself, she inadvertently emailed it to the wrong email address (yeah, I groaned so loudly that all my neighbors thought I was dying!). The file wasn't password protected either and she couldn't recall the sent message.

Trying to be proactive I called all 3 credit bureau's and put a freeze on her credit file. However, my question is, since whoever received this email (we've also sent a request to this address asking them to destroy the file as it wasn't intended to be sent to them), now has every single detail of DW's life, what else can I do to prevent them from committing ID theft? ...
- coolnewbie | Date: 2/9/2013 9:51:52 AM | Number: 306792

Would highly recommend a Brain Transplant for the person that did such a BOZO action.

Kahuna, CFA
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