Odds someone else has your SSN? One in 7

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    Odds someone else has your SSN? One in 7 - The Red Tape Chronicles - msnbc.com
     
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    I had someone use my SSN to work.
    The only found out because the state sent me a list of all the jobs I have had since I was 18, when I went to court over child support. When I checked the list, there was a job listed that I never worked at, and it wasn't under my last name.
     
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    As long as I get to collect the benefits I don't care.
     
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    My youngest is going through this hell now. Seems since he was in high school, someone in NY has been using his SSN to file taxes. Instead of a refund, the feds say he owns $8k+. Very frustrating, luckily we have a fraud expert and lawyer in family.
     
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    What an airtight system it is. Good thing we're not trying to reform it or anything, and trying to legislate tv commercial volume instead.
     
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    It would be very simple to identify the ones that are stolen.

    Chasing them down is some jobs right there.
    And make it a felony non negotiable 5 yr prison term for using someone elses SS number.
     
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    What a collosal fuck up.
     

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