LexisNexis Says Consumer Data Stolen

Internet News Article | Reuters.com
Data broker LexisNexis on Wednesday said that identity thieves have gained access to profiles of 32,000 U.S. citizens, prompting calls for better consumer protections after a rash of similar break-ins.

The U.S. Secret Service said it is investigating the incident, while a company spokeswoman said the FBI has also launched an investigation.

According to the report the theft occured from it recently acquired Seisint unit.