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These are on-line at ProPublica:

Consumer groups say Anthem’s identity protection plan leaves nearly 80 million victims vulnerable (Orange County Register)

“When cyber criminals hacked into Anthem Inc. last December and stole the personal data of 78.8 million Americans, including 13.5 million Californians, the giant healthcare insurer notified victims it would ‘protect your identity for two years at no cost to you.’ What Anthem neglected to tell them is that the credit monitoring it offers is far from sufficient to counter the theft of Social Security numbers and medical IDs.”

California security firms stay in business after licenses are revoked (Reveal News)

“When Flores got his license to run Management Security Service Inc. in Compton, California, in 2001, he refined his law enforcement look. Wearing a police-like uniform, a badge and a gun, he began delivering eviction notices for property managers at low-income apartment complexes, according to court records… Management Security is among dozens of California security companies that continued operating after regulators discovered abuses of power or evidence of mismanagement or fraud, according to a Reveal analysis of disciplinary orders issued since 2000.”

Bonus Read: More questionable Wikipedia editing, this time from the San Diego PD (San Diego Union-Tribune)

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Written by LeisureGuy

20 March 2015 at 11:33 am

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