Man charged with breaking into computers in multiple states

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Between June 2017 and April 2018, Purbeck is accused of buying the usernames and passwords to computer servers belonging to multiple Georgia victims and then using that information to access their computer to steal personal information.

Federal prosecutors say Purbeck stole medical records and other documents containing the names, addresses, birthdates and Social Security numbers of more than 43,000 people from a medical clinic in Griffin; the personal information of more than 7,000 people from a medical practice in Locust Grove; and police reports and other documents with personal information of more than 14,000 people from the city of Newnan.

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