Identity theft getting more sophisticated, more profitable
Source: SunHerald.com - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Security It is the hot crime of the 21st century - and YOU are the target. Sophisticated super-hackers are turning identity theft into a multi-billion-dollar criminal enterprise, plundering data about ordinary people from alumni directories, ATM machines, credit cards, tax returns and myriad other sources. The massive scams are costing American businesses and consumers more than $47 billion a year, according to the Federal Trade Commission.

Rings of international terrorists, money launderers, and petty street thieves are in the business, according to Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau and other law enforcement officials.

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