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Cindy McKay was a thief "who pilfered hundreds of thousands of dollars from small businesses, from a Catholic seminary, from a charity, from the aged, from lovers, from many who trusted her." Fenton in this three part series takes a close look at her past and how she was finally caught.
A joint investigation by the Arlington Heights Daily Herald and WMAQ-TV in Chicago revealed "a ring of telemarketers who illegally solicit donations from private citizens for police officers and fire fighters. (The) stories found an organized ring of convicted criminals working at three telemarketing companies hired by police, fire and other charitable groups. State law bans ex-cons from working as telemarketers, yet we found that among those seeking contributions locally were people convicted of check theft, credit card theft, armed robbery and drug crimes."
A team of U.S. News and World Reports reporters and photographers traveled across the nation during the week of June 25 to get "a better sense of the problems of the Internet... What they found is sobering." This investigative report outlines cases of cyberstalking, cyberscams, adoption fraud, online credit card theft, trademark disputes and addicitions to online pornography.
KETV-TV "addresses the problem of stolen identity and how it can ruin a person's reputation and credit. It also describes how we and authorities tracked down the woman who stole our victim's identity and reveals the extent of damage done to many other victims across the country..."