07/13/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Medical Identity Theft Is A Fast-Growing Crime

Brandon Sharp, a 37-year-old manager at an oil and gas company in Houston, has never had any real health problems and, luckily, he has never stepped foot in an emergency room. So imagine his surprise a few years ago when he learned he owed thousands of dollars worth of emergency-service medical bills.

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