Whoops: Identity Thieves Target Political Ad Consultants On New FCC Site

A database recently made public by the FCC that details the ad-buying habits of politicians and advocacy groups is being targeted by data-mining scammers who suck money out of political consultants’ bank accounts by “…search[ing] the database for the time-buyers’ checks to the stations,” and “lifting account numbers, tracking numbers and authorized signers’ names from the checks they found.”

Read at NPR: http://mys.tc/2l6.


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