Identities were stolen from a number of places including two state agencies. A woman working at these agencies has pleaded guilty to stealing personal identifying information (PII) from 2006 - 2014. She is to be sentenced May 19.
"[she stole] the identities of several individuals while working at two different state agencies from 2006 to 2014."It is unclear why the ID thefts were allowed to occur at the state agencies for over 7 years. Organizations seeking to proactively detect identity theft and data privacy breaches acn utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
- Alabama Media Group
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(a) Alabama woman charged in $7.5 million stolen identity tax refund fraud ring - www.AL.com, 05/12/2015