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Eight defendants charged in identity theft fraud scheme involving personal identifying information from AT&T customer files

2014/04/04

U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Florida - (Florida) Eight individuals were indicted on 22 counts of identity theft and fraud after a defendant working for a company contracted by AT&T to handle direct sales and customer inquiries used customers' personal identifying information to fraudulently add the co-conspirators as authorized users to AT&T victims' accounts, allowing them to make unauthorized wire transfers and obtain unauthorized credit and debit cards.

Source: http://www.justice.gov/usao/fls/PressReleases/140404-03.html

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