Many assume that identity theft (or whatever you would like to call it) is solely a product of our burgeoning internet use. While living in the information age has its pitfalls, we have seen by the recent burst of data theft cases that internet usage is often NOT the culprit.
Unfortunately, the least publicized piece of the ID theft story is what actually happens to that data once it goes astray. I think the public’s understanding of that point would lead them to keep a more watchful eye for suspicious activity. Fortunately, I dug something up for you.