By B. Sullivan
The crime of the twenty-first century does not discriminate: identity robbery has hit usual voters and celebrities alike, from Oprah Winfrey to Steven Spielberg, and prices the economic system $50 billion a yr. Your Evil dual covers this exploding crime from each attainable perspective. It contains specific whodunit information from mastermind identification thieves who've pilfered cash from part the participants of the Forbes four hundred, in addition to specific interviews with a myriad of criminals within the Internet's underground, equivalent to Russian hackers who've extorted funds from U.S. banks. The ebook additionally matters a scathing indictment of the credits granting undefined, from bank card issuers to the secretive credits reporting companies, who've misunderstood the crime from the beginning, were sluggish to reply, and undergo a lot of the accountability for the epidemic. ultimately, Bob Sullivan, writer and id robbery specialist, probes the tepid recommendations now being cobbled jointly via the and government.Bob Sullivan (Snohomish, WA), senior expertise author for MSNBC.com, is the nation's prime journalist overlaying id fraud. He has written greater than a hundred articles at the topic on account that 1996, and is a standard contributor to MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Nightly information, the this day exhibit, and diverse neighborhood NBC associates. With colleague Mike Brunker, Sullivan acquired the celebrated 2002 Society reporters Public provider Award for ongoing assurance of net fraud.