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Identity thieves target North Metro neighborhood

More than a dozen neighbors in the Summerfield subdivision of Forest Lake have been targeted by identity thieves, who have stolen a total of $100,000 through credit card fraud, KSTP reports.
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More than a dozen neighbors in the Summerfield subdivision of Forest Lake have been targeted by identity thieves, who have stolen a total of $100,000 through credit card fraud, KSTP reports:

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