Friday, January 17, 2014

ID Theft Glut Threatens Taxpayers

Twelve million Americans are hit by ID theft every year.
The crime has reached such epidemic proportions that the criminal underworld is awash with stolen credit card numbers and other personal information.

According to a new study by Dell SecureWorks, prices for stolen IDs have dropped by around a third during the past couple of years, costing just $25 for an American victim's details.

Worse, an individual's credit card number alone costs just $4.

If they're prepared to pay more, crooks can actually buy details of specific bank accounts that contain more than $70,000.

Click here to read the full article. 

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