A number of accomplices were recruited for the scheme. They would assume the false identities and purchase iPads and other electronics. Prosecutors say this the passport agency employee abused her position of trust.
"An identity theft and wire fraud scheme targeting both the Houston and Atlanta passport agencies went on for five years.."It is unclear why the identity thefts went on for five years or how they were discovered. Organizations seeking to proactively detect identity theft and privacy data breaches can utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics.
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(a) 3 indicted in Houston, Atlanta passport fraud cases - www.TheMonitor.com, 05/07/2015