University Studies Identity Theft

There is a now a university program to study identity theft. Utica College once pioneered classes on white-collar crime. Now it's home to the Center for Identity Management and Information Protection. It will study identity theft with support from major corporations and the FBI. And you can join the investigation. Just call us up. Give us your name. And your mother's maiden name. And your social security number. And some DNA.

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There is a now a university program to study identity theft. Utica College once pioneered classes on white-collar crime, now it's home to the Center for Identity Management and Information Protection. It will study identity theft with support from major corporations and the FBI. And you can join the investigation. Just call us up, right now. Give us your name, and your mother's maiden name, and your Social Security number. And, if you wouldn't mind, a little bit of DNA. You're listening to MORNING EDITION.

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