“How did you find me?” I had to ask. I felt like he at least owed me an answer since I had politely answered all of the questions he’d had about the car I had owned a few months earlier. A car he recently bought from a used car dealer.
“I back-tracked the VIN number through the DMV website and found your information through the state’s online database.” His response sent a wave of uneasiness through me. This was no tech geek; he was an ordinary guy who worked in construction. I was floored by how easily he was able to track me down. I immediately began imagining what someone with even a little computer background could find out about me. When I hung up the phone, I began a little digging of my own. I was surprised at what I found. Read more