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Low-Hanging Fruit for Identity Thieves in Seoul

For months, the police were chasing a man who was hawking illegal goods on the Internet 13-digit identity numbers and other personal data that people in the highly wired country of South Korea must submit to join most members-only Web sites. Last week when they finally arrested the man, identified only by his last name, Song, they found that he was leading a 12-person ring that was selling compact discs that contained personal data for as many as 7.7 million people. Names, identity numbers, home and e-mail addresses, phone numbers and Web site log-ons were all contained on these discs. Full Story

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