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Thieves Steal Information on 32,000 Users from LexisNexis

Global data broker LexisNexis announced on Wednesday that information on approximately 32,000 of its users may have been stolen. The company says that the breech occurred in a database at its recently acquired Seisint unit, and that law enforcement authorities have been notified. The information accessed, according to LexisNexis, includes names, addresses, social security and drivers' license numbers, but not credit history, medical records or financial information.

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Posted on March 10, 2005 at 10:13 AM | Permalink

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To Whom It May Concern,

I am a technology/business-news reporter for The State, the largest daily newspaper
in South Carolina. I am doing a news article on identity theft, and on online-auction fraud, and I would like to get in touch with some
Internet users in South Carolina who have been victims of either crime.

Please help me get in touch with anyone you know who has personally had to deal with either crime.

You can contact me at jmcwilliams@thestate.com.

Thank you for your time and attention.

Sincerely,

James McWilliams
The State




Posted by: James McWilliams at May 9, 2005 1:23:15 PM