Comments for: Maine labor officials warn of email ID theft scam

Posted Nov. 21, 2012, at 6:52 a.m.

AUGUSTA | Maine labor officials are warning employers about an identity theft scam that has spread to Maine. The Department of Labor says the scam attempts to trick employers into responding to an email made to look like it comes from a state’s “Division of Unemployment Assistance.” Labor Commissioner …

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  • Anonymous

    It’s no wonder scams and theft of privacy are happening. Even the Department of Motor Vehicles sells our information obtained from registering an auto “in bulk.” Bought a 2004 jeep with cash 11/1. Only entities that know the specific year and model are town office, state DMV and insurance company. Called or emailed all 3 fully expecting it to be the insurance company’s fault I’m getting “factory extended warranty” junk mail (3 in 10 days). DMV admits they sell our info! For our own good! In case of “recalls and other legitimate purposes”

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