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Author: jfruhbauer Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 665  
Subject: Credit Fraud Articles Date: 11/2/2002 6:45 PM
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Got this from LennieKR and the LBYM board (http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=18087747)


"David Lazarus, columnist for the SF Chron, had his Identification stolen - he has written 3 columns on this very subject. I'm posting them here, as I felt your board would be one of the best to tackle the issue, and make future thieves so very sorry for their sick efforts."

10/27/2002
I found an ID thief on my credit report I'm not the man I thought I was. Rather, I'm not who a bunch of creditors think I am... http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2002/10/27/BU89488.DTL

10/30/2002
What's in a stolen name?
It took the theft of my own identity for me to learn that this wasn't even a crime until 1998...
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2002/10/30/BU101241.DTL

11/01/2002
Ann Peckenpaugh, a corporate headhunter in Marin, wouldn't have known her identity had been stolen if it weren't for an on-the-ball Nordstrom employee....."She called me in early September to check on a credit application that had been filed in my name, with my Social Security number and with a bogus Washington, D.C., address," Peckenpaugh said.
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2002/11/01/BU169218.DTL&type=business
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