Unique Identity Theft Scam Emerges

Updated: 05/02/2014 1:28 PM
Created: 05/02/2014 1:00 PM

(ABC 6 News) – Rochester Police say a Mayo Clinic patient has reported a unique type of identity theft. They say the woman claims someone else has been using her health insurance... for two years.

She says she finally discovered the problem after getting a bill in the mail.

The 28-year-old patient says her name was used for 9 different doctors visits that she's never been to.

Rochester Police say they’ve never seen a scam like this and that Mayo Clinic is handling the matter.

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