10 Celebrities Who Got Burned By Identity Thieves

The scariest thing about identity theft is how easy it can be for someone to be impersonated. A quick root through the weekly garbage can sometimes be all that a con artist needs to take on the identity of an innocent victim and rack up debt in their name, or even steal their assets. Perhaps there is some comfort in the fact that celebrities aren’t immune to this problem, and indeed at times are deliberately targeted by the identity thieves. When your own name is at the core of your personal business, and squarely in the public eye, maybe you’re more likely to fall victim to this kind of white collar crime than most – though the thieves are also more prone to getting busted. Read the rest of this entry »

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