Identity Theft Aftermath: Victims Suffer Months of Hassle

Associated Press reported the story of Mark Kim, a 36-year-old tech worker whose identity was compromised as a result of the Target breach last year. Thieves opened accounts in his name at Macy’s and Kohl’s, accumulating $7,000 in charges.

It took Mr. Kim seven months to straighten out the situation with the authorities. He spent an entire day in the police station filing a report and countless hours on the phone getting the charges removed by his bank and expunged from his credit report….

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