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Old 06-21-2006, 08:09 PM   #21
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I don't know about you guys, but I've gotten more mail from the VA telling me how they've screwed up this year than I've ever gotten from them with any offers of assistance...
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Re: Theft of VA data (SSNs for 26.5 million vets)
Old 06-21-2006, 08:20 PM   #22
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I don't know about you guys, but I've gotten more mail from the VA telling me how they've screwed up this year than I've ever gotten from them with any offers of assistance...
"The" letter I got from them is the first mail I've gotten from the VA in 20 years!!!

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. . . This week, VA will solicit bids from qualified companies to provide a comprehensive credit monitoring solution. . .
Next chapter: The winner will be a Chinese or Indian company (or one which outsources the work there)


Old identity theft joke: "Somebody stole my wife's credit card. I haven't reported it yet . . so far he's spending less than she did."
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Re: Theft of VA data (SSNs for 26.5 million vets)

Here's a new twist:

VA barred from publicizing offer to vets

WASHINGTON - A federal judge temporarily has barred the government from publicizing its free credit monitoring offer to veterans whose personal data was stolen and wants to see if they might get a better federal offer.

Lawyers who have filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of the 26.5 million veterans and active-duty troops affected contend that accepting the government's offer could jeopardize their chance of winning more money in the privacy suit.


http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060625/...s_data_theft_3

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Re: Theft of VA data (SSNs for 26.5 million vets)

This proves it.

It isn't any one group ... it's the amorphous "they" who are out to get us!
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.....Some of my friends have gotten real excited about this. Sending spam like emails to every other veteran they know predicting that the sky will fall or something. As for me...I am not gonna worry about it.
.....Identity theft? Why would anyone want to be me?
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