It was her first credit card application, or so she thought, prompted by an offer on her Ohio college campus for a free T-shirt.
But a rejection letter uncovered troubling news: someone had already opened four credit cards in her name and racked up $50,000 in debt.
That someone, it turns out, was her father.
I guess a shredder isn’t the best protection against identity theft these days.
Also, a belated link from last week’s issue of The Onion, just in case you missed it: Modern-Day Proust Emails Friend Six Times A Day. (Thanks, Ang.)