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Author Sullivan, Bob, 1968-

Title Your evil twin : behind the identity theft epidemic / Bob Sullivan
Published Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, 2004


Description 1 online resource (xxii, 314 pages)
Contents CEOS in my closet -- The pain -- The "miracle" of instant credit -- The trial -- The document problem -- Where are the cops? -- There ought to be a law -- The Internet's role -- The heroes -- What now?
Summary The crime of the twenty-first century doesn't discriminate: ID theft has hit ordinary citizens and celebrities alike, from Oprah Winfrey to Steven Spielberg, and costs the economy 50 billion a year. Your Evil Twin covers this exploding crime from every possible angle. It includes exclusive whodunit details from mastermind identity thieves who have pilfered money from half the members of the Forbes 400, as well as exclusive interviews with a myriad of criminals in the Internet's underground, such as Russian hackers who have extorted money from U.S. banks
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Identity theft -- United States
Credit cards -- Forgeries -- United States
Identification cards -- Forgeries -- United States
Privacy, Right of -- United States
TRUE CRIME -- Hoaxes & Deceptions.
Credit cards -- Forgeries
Identification cards -- Forgeries
Identity theft
Privacy, Right of
United States
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0471679712