Identity Theft Hits 3-Year High

Fraud strikes 12.6 million Americans

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 25, 2013 2:47 PM CST

(Newser) – Wondering how safe it is to use your credit card? A long-running study shows that identity theft reached a three-year high in the US last year, striking 12.6 million people, LiveScience reports. Fraudsters ripped off $21 billion, the most in 3 years, and stole...   Read full story »


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