If the police chief’s identity can be ripped off, yours can, too.
Rex Caldwell got a phone call in 2011 from Home Depot. “Did you really buy two lawnmowers in one day, in different towns?” he was asked. No he hadn’t. Immediately, the Mukilteo Chief of Police knew he had been hacked.
Before Philip Dosskey was caught and convicted, the identity thief charged nearly $10,000 worth of goods on Caldwell’s credit. Caldwell knew which steps to take to resolve the crisis, but still it was a hassle. Now he worries about the elderly and other vulnerable identity-theft targets. Read the Everett Herald article.
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