Stolen wallet leads to $412,000 bill

A stolen wallet left a Chicago student $412,000 in debt following an elaborate identity theft scam, The Chicago Tribune reports. Meghan Ross, 22, lost her wallet three years ago. Using Ross' identity, con artists secured home loans worth $412,300 on three Chicago buildings they didn't own. Ross has been sued by three lending companies seeking full repayment.

Ross met with several law enforcement agencies but got little help. United Press International - NewsTrack - Stolen wallet leads to $412,000 bill

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