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Policy puts troops at risk for identity theft

By Andrew Tilghman - Staff writer
Posted : Sunday Jan 2, 2011 9:37:01 EST

U.S. troops may be among the most vulnerable Americans to identity theft. That’s because the U.S. military is overusing Social Security numbers and putting at risk troops’ most basic personal information, according to a recent report from several professors at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.

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