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Resource ID: #10923
Subject: Fraud
Source: Inside Edition (New York)
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Date: 4-18-94

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An investigation into national banks found that they routinely discarded customers' unshredded confidential doucments. For criminals who knew what they could find in the trash dumpsters, this was better then finding a wallet with cash in it. With litte effort these "dumpster divers" in unlocked, unguarded trash dumpsters yielded enough infomation for criminals to to apply for credit in unsuspecting customers' names.

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