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Blockbuster Employees Allegedly Use Store Data for ID Theft

A former employee of a Blockbuster video store in Washington, D.C., has been indicted on charges of stealing customers' identities, then using them to buy more than $117,000 in trips, electronics and other goods. Miles N. Holloman is charged with stealing credit card numbers, Social Security numbers and other private financial information from the application files of 65 customers, then using the data to open retail store and credit card accounts.

ID Theft Alleged at D.C. Blockbuster, Washington Post, April 26, 2005.