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In Depth (Identity Theft) #750646

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 11, 2004
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Eugene, Oregon: Fred Francis) A look at the growing crime of identity theft through the eyes of Carrie Melton‡, who led a gang of thieves picking through garbage for personal information, presented. [Assistant US attorney Professor Sean HOAR†- comments on the effectiveness of Melton’s gang.] [MELTON – says the Social Security number is the key to creating new credit.] [Eugene, Oregon, police department Detective Steve WILLIAMS†- comments on catching Melton.] [Melton’s college teacher Bruce VOYCE†- comments on having been Melton’s victim.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Additional information on identity theft at msnbc.com noted.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Francis, Fred
Duration:
00:02:40

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