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In a recent Wall Street Journal article, Sybil Patrick says “the clues were there for months” yet she didn’t put them together: the locks to her vacant brownstone in Harlem had been changed and possessions were moved around with seemingly no explanation. Finally, she discovered that “the house had been sold, without her knowledge, about a year earlier for roughly $750,000.” Using documents available online, cyber criminals managed to steal Ms. Patrick’s identity and sell the home, an increasingly common crime, as there are now approximately 120 cases under investigation in New York alone.

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