Comcast Employee Busted As Part of Identity Theft Ring

Karl Bode reports:

Police in Shreveport, Louisiana have arrested ten individuals with connections to an identity and cable theft ring in the area, fueled in part by a Comcast employee. According to local news outlets, two brothers working for a Comcast subcontractor paid a Comcast employee for access to personal subscriber information. They then used that information to pitch free service and equipment to area locals, using the stolen data to trick Comcast’s systems.

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