Sunday, October 08, 2006

Identity Thieves Pose as Career Center Employees on College Campus

Two men posing as Career Center employees are suspected of gathering the information for "identity theft" purposes.

Ashley Evans of Sacramento State University's Hornet reports:

Two unidentified men entered at least five classrooms, during the course of a week, posing as career center employees, said Sgt. Kelly Clark of the University Police Department.

Career Center Director Beth Merritt Miller said the two men entered the classrooms stating they were there to recruit for an internship but didn't state with whom. She added that the center acted quickly upon finding out about this situation.

Hornet story, here.

Identities are often harvested by criminals on a lot of the job sites, such as

If you want to learn how to protect yourself from this growing problem involving finding a job, the World Privacy Forum has some excellent advice, here.

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