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Hundreds Of Identities Stolen At N.J. Job Fair

Hundreds of people looking for jobs at a New Jersey State-sponsored job fair provided their social security numbers, bank account numbers, credit card numbers, and $42 to criminals operating a multi-state scam. Interestingly enough, the criminals had apparently been working…

Hundreds of people looking for jobs at a New Jersey State-sponsored job fair provided their social security numbers, bank account numbers, credit card numbers, and $42 to criminals operating a multi-state scam. Interestingly enough, the criminals had apparently been working with the New Jersey Department of Labor — the victims were people who had filed for unemployment benefits, according to this article on WNBC’s website.