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Feds Charge Three in ID Theft Scheme

Federal authorities charge three men with running an identity theft scheme in which credit information was stolen from more than 30,000 victims across the country. Authorities say financial losses of more $2.7 million have already been substantiated. NPR's Chris Arnold reports.

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NPR correspondent Chris Arnold is based in Boston. His reports are heard regularly on NPR's award-winning newsmagazines Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition. He joined NPR in 1996 and was based in San Francisco before moving to Boston in 2001.