http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A22781-2003Sep3.html The identity theft problem in the United States is more serious than had been believed. A survey by the Federal Trade Commission estimates that nearly 10 million people were victims in the past year, crimes that took a total of 300 million hours to correct and cost people $5 billion. The Washington Post says the survey estimated that over five years, 27.3 million people have personal information like credit card or Social Security numbers misused . . .
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