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Identity Theft / Veterans #832208

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 23, 2006
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Orr) The investigation into the theft of a computer disc containing information on over 26 million veterans updated; details given of the revelation that the V.A. knew about the theft for weeks and tried to downplay it. [VETERAN – reacts.] [Attorney General Alberto GONZALES – comments.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Statistics on identity theft cited.

(New York: Trish Regan) The online black market where personal information can be bought & sold featured. [CardCops president Michael BROWN†- describes how the system works.] [Gartner Group Avivah LITAN†- comments on how the veterans’ data might be sold.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Orr, Bob;
Regan, Trish

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