Most of the complaints on our forums, and to the IL AG involve consumers who either never took out a payday loan, or who may have initiated one but never actually secured the loan.In some cases, the “collector” has detailed information about the victim – such as name, address and Social Security number – which makes the debt appear to be real.By the way, you can’t be arrested simply because you can’t afford to pay a debt.
Some victims confirmed unauthorised transactions linked to their credit cards. Air Force to the Miami Police Department, and mining it for more than 4,000 credit card numbers, passwords and home addresses.
Anonymous boasted of stealing Stratfor's confidential client list, which includes entities ranging from Apple Inc. In a statement released today, Anonymous said: 'Tomorrow, we will be dropping another enormous dump on our next target: the entire customer database from an online military and law enforcement supply store.'Proprietary information about the companies and government agencies that subscribe to Stratfor's newsletters did not appear to be at any significant risk, however, with the main threat posed to individual employees who had subscribed.
‘I had no reason to think these were not genuine marketing calls from Talk Talk,’ she says.
‘But I always refused to discuss my account.’Worries set in as soon as she put the telephone down.
Wishing everyone a 'Merry Lulz XMas' — a nod to its spinoff hacking group Lulz Security — Anonymous also posted a link on Twitter to a site containing the email, phone number and credit number of a U. Homeland Security employee.'We have reason to believe that the names of our corporate subscribers have been posted on other web sites,' said the email, signed by Stratfor Chief Executive George Friedman and passed on to AP by subscribers.