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DENVER - District Attorney Mitch Morrissey is warning people to avoid file sharing programs, in particular LimeWire.
Morrissey says during an investigation into identity theft, Denver Police discovered personal information, tax records and bank account information of 75 different people and businesses at one Denver apartment.
"We're talking about identity thieves accessing parts of your computer that are private, that has the type of information that could be used to empty your bank account that could be used to create your identity," Morrissey said.
While no arrests have been made yet, Morrissey noted that nearly all of the potential victims used the free file sharing program LimeWire and felt that the public needed to know the risks associated with it.
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