7 On Your Side helps SF teacher fight bank in identity theft case

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Thousands of Americans become victims of identity theft each year and it can tangle up finances for years.

Thousands of Americans become victims of identity theft each year and it can tangle up finances for years.

It happened to a San Francisco school teacher. Within an hour, more than $7,000 was gone. Investigators later told her a woman posing as her had withdrawn the money and obtained a temporary debit card for her account.

The teacher came to 7 On Your Side's Michael Finney for help when the bank wouldn't give her money back.

Watch the full story in the video player above to see how things turned out.
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