Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Dental School ID Theft Ring

Dental employees of a university in New York were arrested for stealing patients' personal information and using it for identity theft.

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 New York Post
The university was unaware of the identity thefts until law enforcement notified them.
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Sources:
(a) http://nypost.com/2014/05/11/nyu-dental-school-workers-busted-in-identity-theft-operation/ - www.NewYorkPost.com,05/11/2014

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