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Bryan Buck, a federal bank examiner from St. Louis, got a letter last week from Anthem Insurance saying that “cyber attackers” had executed a “sophisticated attack” on its data systems and that his personal information may have been compromised.

He wasn't surprised. He already knew someone else had used his Social Security number to file for a tax refund.

(via Flickr/s_falkow)

Updated with copy of indictment and more details about East Lake Management. Also corrects spelling of East Lake.

The former manager of a public housing complex in St. Louis city has been indicted on federal identity theft charges.