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Consumer Alert: Stolen identities used by thieves in student loan scheme

2015/01/22

WJLA 7 Washington, D.C. – (Pennsylvania) A Pennsylvania couple pleaded guilty in connection to a student loan scheme that defrauded the U.S. Department of Education out of more than $270,000 and compromised the identities of over 200 people. The couple filed false financial applications with online universities using victim's personal identifiers in order to obtain the funds themselves.

Source: http://www.wjla.com/articles/2015/01/consumer-alert-stolen-identities-used-by-thieves-in-student-loan-scheme-110804.html

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