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Thread: More Identity Theft Offline Than Online

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    Mar 2004

    More Identity Theft Offline Than Online


    Federal regulators warn that the Internet is the thriving frontier for identity theft, but 72 percent of the thefts of personal information for scams last year was done offline,
    Even on Law and Order a few weeks ago they had a guy paying homeless people for bags of personal docs from garbage and recycling.

    Friends, family members and neighbors account for half of all known thieves
    Nice. What would Mr Rogers say?
    \"You got a mouth like an outboard motor..all the time putt putt putt\" - Foghorn Leghorn

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    Dunno about you, but if I were the unethical identity thief I'd go check in and around the trashbins at service stations - how many folks pay for their gasoline with their credit cards, then drop the slip either on the ground or in the trashcan? I'm honestly amazed at the amount of stupidity people have sometimes....wait, no I'm not.
    Even a broken watch is correct twice a day.

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