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Woman reports identify theft

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 9:33 PM
Last updated 10:39 PM
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An Augusta woman attempting to open a cell phone account Tuesday found someone else already had opened two different wireless accounts in her name with outstanding balances totaling $7,212, according to an incident report.

The woman, 20-year-old Amaris Meyers, also discovered her credit had been checked in 2011 but she hadn’t applied for credit, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office report said.

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Grandpa Jones
Grandpa Jones 01/10/13 - 03:23 am

Reminds me to check my credit more often.

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