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​Protecting the Protectors

Online Exclusives ​Art Stewart Sep 10, 2019

Military personnel are a prime target of identity thieves, so military organizations need to restrict access to service members' personal information.

U.S. federal prosecutors say a former U.S. Army civilian employee and four accomplices stole money from current and former military members and opened accounts in their names to facilitate the crimes, Military Times reports. Prosecutors allege that former civilian medical records technician Fredrick Brown photographed the medical files of service members stationed at the Yongsan Garrison in South Korea. Those records included Social Security numbers and military IDs.

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​Art Stewart

Art Stewart is an independent management consultant with more than 35 years of experience in internal audit, financial management, performance measurement, governance, and strategic policy planning.​​​