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I learned that the thief had used a fake ID with my name and her photo.She had acquired the i Phones at a retail store in Ohio, hundreds of miles from where I live, and charged them to my account on an installment plan.It appears she did not actually make use of either phone, suggesting her intention was to sell them for a quick profit.
In January 2013, there were 1,038 incidents of these types of identity theft reported, representing 3.2% of all identity theft incidents reported to the FTC that month.
This post describes my experiences as a victim of ID theft, explains the growing problem of phone account hijacking, and suggests ways consumers and mobile phone carriers can help combat these scams.
My Experiences as a Victim of ID Theft One evening my mobile phone stopped working mid call.
She assumed it was a mistake, and told me to take my phones to one of my mobile carrier’s retail stores.
The store replaced my SIM cards and got my phones working again.
A store employee explained that a thief claiming to be me had gone into a phone store and “upgraded” my two phones to the most expensive i Phone models available and transferred my phone numbers to the new i Phones.