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Have you been a victim of identity theft? You are not alone.

An estimated 17.6 million Americans — about 7% of U.S. residents age 16 or older—were victims of identity theft in 2014. Most victims (86%) experienced the misuse of an existing credit card or bank account. About 4% of victims had their personal information activity stolen and used to open a new account or for other…

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Wall Street Executives and the Justice Department

NEW YORK TIMES — Stung by years of criticism that it has coddled Wall Street criminals, the Justice Department issued new policies on Wednesday that prioritize the prosecution of individual employees — not just their companies — and put pressure on corporations to turn over evidence against their executives. Stories from Our Advertisers The new…