10 Sep 2012

DNC Gaffe Puts Woman’s Identity At Risk

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While Bill Clinton was delivering his keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention, TV cameras cut to a woman in the audience who was showing her support for Clinton by openly brandishing her Medicare ID card in full view of the cameras. Since Medicare ID cards contain sensitive personal identifying information including social security number, this woman put herself at grave risk for identity theft since her name and social security number were clearly visible, and footage of the moment was widely broadcast on several major networks, as well as being easily available on YouTube. To reduce her risk of identity theft, this woman will have to diligently monitor her credit report as well as all bank and financial accounts on an ongoing basis.

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DNC Gaffe Puts Woman’s Identity At Risk – Huffington Post

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