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Eye on America (Privacy Rights / Deception / Pretexting) #698966

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 09, 2002
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Nashua, New Hampshire: Mika Brzezinski) The use of pretexting as a way to get other people's personal information through deceptive means examined; details given of the stalking murder in Nashua, New Hampshire, of college student Amy Remsburg after her killer tracked her down through pretexting; photos shown of Remsburg. [Victim's mother Helen REMSBURG - says she has nightmares about her daughter's death; says Amy's murder could have been stopped.] [Victim's stepfather Tim REMSBURG - says he always thinks of Amy.] [Docusearch president Daniel COHN - says pretexting is perfectly legal; says he does not believe people have an absolute right to privacy.] [FTC Joel WINSTON - says pretexting is a widespread problem.]

Brzezinski, Mika;
Schieffer, Bob

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