NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 19, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(NYC: Ann Rubenstein) Telephone fraud, via telephone credit cards, examined; details given, scenes shown. [Phone THIEF - comments on memorizing phone numbers.] [Terminal police Lieutenant Larry FIELDS - comments on important of apprehending criminals.] Phone criminals noted using computers to steal access codes. [Security consultant John MACKSFIELD - explains computer phone crime.] [US Sprint security spokesperson Robert FOX - comments on his company's effort to fight crime.] [Seay Company security Sean DUGAN - explains catching criminal, Adnan Majid, who placed thousands of calls on company's credit card number.] Telephone technology noted both easier to use and abuse.