Monday, March 5, 2007

Case Studies: "Victims of Hackers and Other Cybercrimes"

Starting today, I will be presenting stories of real people whose lives have been turned upside down by hackers.

First, here are two video stories by

Followed by an online report by Red Tape Chronicles at

  • In An Instant, Retirement Savings Vanish
    An article by MSNBC's Bob Sullivan who covers Internet scams and consumer fraud for Read about how, in an instant, $79,000 in Dave DeSmidt’s retirement account after 25 years of savings had disappeared.

The winner of multiple journalism awards for his coverage of online crime, Bob is the author of the book:

Your Evil Twin: Behind the Identity Theft Epidemic.

Got some red tape you want Bob to untangle?

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