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Firm says up to 40m credit card files stolen

MasterCard points to computer virus

By Hiawatha Bray and Sasha Talcott
Globe Staff / June 18, 2005

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In one of the biggest identity thefts ever, as many as 40 million credit card numbers have been stolen from an Atlanta credit card processing firm, according to MasterCard International, and some of the stolen numbers have already been used to make fraudulent purchases. (Full article: 952 words)

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