From a June 4th, 2009 Washington Post article, yet another Identity Theft problem is revealed, this time by the State of Virginia. More than 1/2 Million people’s social security numbers might have been stolen from the state’s prescription drug database in April. Hackers apparently tried to blackmail the state and demanded over $10 Million for the return of the personal pharmaceutical records from Virginia’s Prescription Monitoring Program. The state mailed letters to those affected.

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