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Health insurer Anthem said hackers infiltrated its computer network and gained access to personal information for “tens of millions” of customers and employees, including CEO Joseph Swedish.
It was too easy to resist, says one convicted fraud artist. All he needed was a computer and an easily obtained list of stolen social security numbers to steal millions from the IRS.
Scammers call you up and tell you you’re among the first to receive a new insurance card under the Affordable Care Act. They say all they need is your address and Social Security number.