Credit check reveals identity fraud

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MILTON, Ga. — A Milton resident applied for a line of credit through an Apple Store in February and was denied. When he requested a credit report to find out why he was denied, he found that he had an outstanding debt of $655 with Verizon Wireless. The account was opened in his name in July 2014 and was delinquent in June 2015.

The man does did not open an account with Verizon and said that he believes someone stole his identity to open the account.

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