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Ohio Highway Patrol Calls Increase In Identity Theft Cases “Alarming”
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The Ohio Highway Patrol says it has investigated 248 cases of identity fraud so far this year, compared to 114 incidents by this time in 2009. The cases involve fraudulent identification discovered by troopers during traffic stops and at driver license exam stations. Lieutenant Gary Lewis calls the increase in cases “alarming.”
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