They used the stolen patient identities to open credit card accounts and also sold some of the information to other scammers; about 350 patients were victims of the crime.
"Scott and Giscombe Jr., who work with patients treated at the school, were busted last summer for allegedly lifting credit card information from more than 350 victims."The university was unaware of the identity thefts until law enforcement notified them.
- The New York Post
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(a) http://nypost.com/2014/05/11/nyu-dental-school-workers-busted-in-identity-theft-operation/ - www.NewYorkPost.com,05/11/2014