Data Company Reveals Further Breaches Amid SEC Probe

Law360, New York (November 9, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- Already mired in an SEC investigation and a slew of class action lawsuits, consumer data seller ChoicePoint Inc. said more consumers' personal information was stolen from its database than it originally announced.

ChoicePoint’s latest filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission increased by 17,000 the number of individuals whose personal information was stolen by identity thieves posing as customers to gain access to its database of 210 million people.

The Georgia-based credential verification company sells consumer data to insurance companies, businesses and the government. It first...
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