Identity Theft Starts with Paper

The search for identity thieves usually ends with a hotel room or house cluttered with forged documents, printers and stolen documents.  Two sources popular for stolen information are the dumpsters behind doctor’s offices and real estate offices.  They have a wealth of personal information and often fail to shred it first.  It is these thousands of small identity theft rings that don’t make the news but more than equal the few large scale thefts like the ones above. [full story]