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Medical Identity Theft

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 10:11 PM EDT

Identity thieves don't just steal financial information - today medical identity theft is becoming more common - and has never been more of a money maker.

The Federal Trade Commission's Steve Toporoff estimates medical identity theft cost the insurance industry $40 billion last year.

Crime and Justice Reporter Joy Lepola shows how it's happening, and the deadly consequences medical identity theft can carry.

Medical Identity Theft

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