Merlin Information Services



Location

Kalispell, MT
United States
48° 12' 1.9116" N, 114° 18' 54.3672" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 28, 2005
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Kalispell, MT
United States
Records Breached: 

5,875

An individual fraudulently obtained personal information about thousands of victims from Merlin Information Services and used that information to commit identity theft by opening up credit card accounts. He posed as a private investigator, thus giving Merlin the impression that he was a legitimate user of their services. He conducted at least 1,873 queries through the Merlin system to obtain information on approximately 5,875 people.

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