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October 25, 2006 at 1:48 PM

Internet ID theft fears overblown, new report says

Internet ID is an “insignificant” portion of overall ID fraud on- and offline, according Javelin Strategy & Research, whose latest findings were reported here by Computerworld.

“The Internet always grabs the headlines, but it is individuals who are close to the victims, such as family and friends, that are doing most of it,” firm president, James Van Dyke, said.

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