ID theft attributed to online public records
Some Pottawatomie County residents claim they are the victims of identity theft, and they believe it is the result of their Social Security numbers being visible online.[…]
At issue are mortgage and lease documents posted to a publicly accessible Web site. The documents were posted with social security numbers in view.
Pottawatomie County clerk Nancy Bryce said there is no plan currently to remove them from the Web.
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