According to the US Attorney's office at least 305 people were identity theft victims and the scam netted $500,000 in refunds for the woman and her accomplice.
"...technology has made it easier than ever for [criminals] to commit identify fraud...." - US Attorney Barbara McQuadeIt is unclear when the identity thefts started or when the were discovered. Healthcare organizations seeking proactive detection of identity thefts can utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
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(a) Feds: Identity thieves hit 2 metro Detroit hospitals - www.Freep.com, 11/18/2014