—Ann Perry, “Small-hearted thieves are after your good name,” The San Diego Union-Tribune, December 12, 1999
The problem is, you don’t have a credit card from ABC Bank.
You’ve just become a victim of identity theft, which is the unlawful use of a person’s identity to obtain credit, drain money from a victim’s bank account or obtain other things in a person’s name.
—Pamela Yip, “Identity crisis,” Saint Paul Pioneer Press (Minnesota), December 11, 1999
—“Identity Theft Victims May Get Spy Trial Calls,” The Cumberland News (Cumberland, Maryland), September 30, 1964
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