In a nutshell, some Vietnamese man just plead guilty to stealing and selling the personal and financial identity from MILLIONS of Americans.
Checked your credit file lately?
An article in The Fiscal Times tells of Hieu Minh Ngo, who recently plead guilty to running an identity theft ring, where he sold the personal and financial information of MILLIONS of Americans. Hieu reportedly sold data to more than 1,300 “customers” who paid close to $2 million for Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and other sensitive data.
According to Javelin Strategy & Research, one in three customers who get notices that say their identity has been compromised end up being victims.
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