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CALPIRG Education Fund
Sacramento Bee
Anika Anand

Identity theft is costing consumers more today than in years past, according to a new report by the California Public Interest Research Group. In 2010, victims lost about $82 per person. Last year, they lost about $786 per person, according to the report.

"He [Jon Fox] said the main goal of the report is to educate people about preventing identity theft in the online world. "Like, for example, paying a bill online on free Wi-Fi at the airport just isn't a good idea," he said."


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