It has been four years since hackers stole personal information from 22 million people through the Office of Personnel Management, and only now are we seeing concrete evidence that the data is being used in financial crimes.
A woman admitted in federal court this week that she used the identities of OPM breach victims to take out fraudulent loans through a federal credit union, as my colleague Rachel Weiner and I reported. It appears to be the first criminal case involving OPM data that the Justice Department has publicly disclosed.
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