Dale Russell shows just how easy it is to “take over” a corporation in Georgia using the Secretary of State’s website. To his credit, SoS Kemp responds with a fix. Hopefully, Kemp or whoever the next SoS is will take a serious look at making corporate identity theft harder to do.
ATLANTA (MyFOX ATLANTA) – We have all heard about how devastating it is when you are a victim of identity theft. A FOX 5 I-Team investigation found a new problem of corporate identity theft.
The investigation found criminals who have taken advantage of what some call a security flaw at the Secretary of State’s website.
There are nearly 700,000 companies on file with the Secretary of State.
If you have one, you need to know that police say some identity thieves are not after your name, but your company.
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