Identity Theft’s Tangled Web

A rather detailed look at identity theft and how it can happen to anyone. If you are someone that uses a Web browser, and you obviously are, then you ought to take a moment and read the following article below…

Paul Fairchild, a 34-year-old Web developer in Edmond, Okla., has never spent $500 on fine tobacco. He has never slaked a shoe fetish with $1,500 charges at Manolo Blahnik and Neiman Marcus, nor has he ever bought diamonds online, furs in SoHo, or anything at He has never owned an apartment building in Brooklyn, and he has never peddled flesh.

Over the last two years, however, his credit report has suggested otherwise. [Read the rest]