"News" piece on identity theft, which officials say is becoming an epidemic, wit
"News" piece on identity theft, which officials say is becoming an epidemic, with 93,500 cases reported to the Federal Trade Commission between Jan. 1, 2000, and June 30 of this year. Seventy-three were in Maine. With special focus on Penelope Robinson of Cape Elizabeth. Alerted by a $900 check written in her name, Robinson discovered a woman in Long Island, New York, had stolen her Social Security number, address, telephone number and maiden name, Penelope Schwartz. The woman used this information to fraudulently authorize checks printed off a computer. Maine currently has just one computer-focused law agency, in Lewiston, staffed by a handful of detectives.
Identity, Robinson, Penelope
Goldfine, Rebecca, ""News" piece on identity theft, which officials say is becoming an epidemic, wit" (2001). Maine News Index – Maine Times. 5698.
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