Tuesday, June 10, 2014

County Employees Targeted by Massive Identity Thefts

A massive data breach has affected hundreds of county employees in Florida, according to NBC news.

Employees' personal information is being used to file fraudulent unemployment claims and commit credit card fraud.

"It's exasperating trying to clear your name for something you didn't do -- my good name and my good credit."
- one of the identity theft victims, Farren Oglesby
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Sources:
(a) Massive Data Breach Affects Hundreds of Miami-Dade County Employees - www.NBCmiami.com, 06/06/2014

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