Identity Theft

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Sierra Star
Community News - week of June 2Drive, experts will explain how the public can protect themselves from fraud re
Community News - week of June 2
Sierra Star / Posted an hour ago
Drive, experts will explain how the public can protect themselves from fraud relating to home repair, insurance, finances, identity theft, and more. Attendees are asked to RSVP by June 7. Details: Mary Alice Kaloostian, (559) 253-7122. In honor... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Ojai Identity Theft Suspect Returns to Scene of Crime to Strike AgainAn Oxnard man arrested once for mail and identity theft in Ojai was arrested ag
Ojai Identity Theft Suspect Returns to Scene of Crime to Strike Again
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 3 hours ago
An Oxnard man arrested once for mail and identity theft in Ojai was arrested again after police allege he went back to the same neighborhood and committed the same series of crimes he was originally arrested for. 62-year-old Manuel Rosales was... Read more
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Engadget
Retailers fight to silence customer data breachesindignities they've suffered courtesy of an American retailer... outside of Peo
Retailers fight to silence customer data breaches
Engadget / Posted 4 hours ago
indignities they've suffered courtesy of an American retailer... outside of People of Walmart. In case you don't know, identity theft manifests in life-ruining fraud pertaining to mortgages; ATM, debit and credit cards; student loans; IRS and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Top cops reveal how to stay safe from online fraudsters and the tricks to avoidthey need it on their phone too. Smartphones are just mini computers - so it’s
Top cops reveal how to stay safe from online fraudsters and the tricks to avoid
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 hours ago
they need it on their phone too. Smartphones are just mini computers - so it’s just as vital to protect them. Jigsaw identity theft Everyone knows to be wary of spam phishing emails but they’re probably not even aware they’ve been scammed... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Keep car thieves from plaguing the cityNever place your Social Security card or your Social Security number in your wa
Keep car thieves from plaguing the city
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 hours ago
Never place your Social Security card or your Social Security number in your wallet or purse. The theft of such items makes identity theft possible. ■ Do not place your car keys in the special cubbies or key holders provided in some gyms. It is far... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Betty Berry: You must understand your Medicare plan to get proper coveragedoctor and/or medical plan may make arrangements for you to be transferred to a
Betty Berry: You must understand your Medicare plan to get proper coverage
Ventura County Star / Posted 6 hours ago
doctor and/or medical plan may make arrangements for you to be transferred to an appropriate hospital. Q: Exactly what is identity theft and how does it happen? A: Identity theft occurs when someone obtains personal information about you and uses... Read more
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Business Insider
New York attorney general slams Donald Trump's 'phony' and 'shameless' Trump Universityexample, one suit alleges that Trump University engaged in “brainwashing scheme
New York attorney general slams Donald Trump's 'phony' and 'shameless' Trump University
Business Insider / Posted 7 hours ago
example, one suit alleges that Trump University engaged in “brainwashing schemes, outright fraud, grand larceny, identity theft, unsolicited taking of personal credit and trickery into [sic] opening credit cards.” Trump and his lawyers,... Read more
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WestportNow
After Nearly a Year, Identity Theft Suspect CaughtTuesday, May 31, 2016 Officers arrested a Hartford man in Norwalk Superior C
After Nearly a Year, Identity Theft Suspect Caught
WestportNow / Posted 7 hours ago
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Officers arrested a Hartford man in Norwalk Superior Court Friday for identity theft and conspiracy to commit identity theft for using credit cards stolen from a car in... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Jackson man charged with felony fleeing in Rankin CountyD. Perry of Jackson had prior arrests for shoplifting, embezzlement, receiving
Jackson man charged with felony fleeing in Rankin County
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 8 hours ago
D. Perry of Jackson had prior arrests for shoplifting, embezzlement, receiving stolen property, petit larceny and identity theft in Mississippi and Lottery fraud in South Carolina. In Rankin County, he is charged with felony fleeing and... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Rankin deputies pursue Jackson suspect into lakethat Anthony D. Perry, who has prior arrests for shoplifting, embezzlement, rec
Rankin deputies pursue Jackson suspect into lake
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 9 hours ago
that Anthony D. Perry, who has prior arrests for shoplifting, embezzlement, receiving stolen property, petit larceny, identity theft and lottery fraud, was driving a blue Saturn Ion with a dealership tag that matched the description of a... Read more
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The Hill
New regs for Wednesday: Death, banks, air conditionersits liquidity position,” the agencies said. The public has until Aug. 5 to com
New regs for Wednesday: Death, banks, air conditioners
The Hill / Posted 10 hours ago
its liquidity position,” the agencies said. The public has until Aug. 5 to comment. The death master file provides a record of people who have died in an effort to prevent identity theft of the deceased. The new rule goes into effect in 180... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Cyber Security Experts Warn Travelers to Avoid ID TheftCyber security experts said the busy summer travel season is prime time to beco
Cyber Security Experts Warn Travelers to Avoid ID Theft
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 10 hours ago
Cyber security experts said the busy summer travel season is prime time to become a victim of identity theft. Experts like Alain Espinosa with Cyber Defense Labs said travelers often make careless mistakes that expose their private... Read more
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examiner.com
Digital healthcare solutions: Do the benefits outweigh the risks?able to breech the information it could be used to target consumers for marketi
Digital healthcare solutions: Do the benefits outweigh the risks?
examiner.com / Posted 12 hours ago
able to breech the information it could be used to target consumers for marketing purposes or in worst case scenarios, for identity theft. It isn’t hard to imagine why so many consumers are worried whether or not their personal data is... Read more
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Officer.com
From the Streets to the Servers, the Newest Crime Wave is Hereand your credit score is now below 600. You have just joined the list of thousa
From the Streets to the Servers, the Newest Crime Wave is Here
Officer.com / Posted 13 hours ago
and your credit score is now below 600. You have just joined the list of thousands of people everyday who are victims of identity theft and credit card fraud. How did this happen, your credit cards and social security card never left your hands?... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Fraud at liquor store leads to multiple arrestsForgery in the 2nd Degree, 22 counts of Unlawful Completion or Reproduction of
Fraud at liquor store leads to multiple arrests
Connecticut Post / Posted 14 hours ago
Forgery in the 2nd Degree, 22 counts of Unlawful Completion or Reproduction of a Credit Card, Criminal Impersonation, Identity Theft in the 3rd Degree, and Illegal Use of a Credit Card. Payne is being held on a $100,000 bond. Ariana Burton,... Read more
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The Hill
How Clinton can own her email scandalwar we're fighting here. There are already so many casualties: I mean, $25 bill
How Clinton can own her email scandal
The Hill / Posted 15 hours ago
war we're fighting here. There are already so many casualties: I mean, $25 billion in losses to Americans devastated by identity theft. Why aren't we talking about that? If we're going to talk about emails, we've got to talk about that, we've... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Group pushes return of paper IRS tax bookletdigital, so everything should be digital,” Runyan said. He said the move to el
Group pushes return of paper IRS tax booklet
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 16 hours ago
digital, so everything should be digital,” Runyan said. He said the move to electronic filing has created problems with identity theft that didn’t exist before, and the billions in losses from tax-related identity theft far outweigh the savings... Read more
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Canberra Times
Security tips for safer shopping from your mobile phoneprecautions and you could end up with an unpleasant surprise item on your credi
Security tips for safer shopping from your mobile phone
Canberra Times / Posted 19 hours ago
precautions and you could end up with an unpleasant surprise item on your credit card, or even nastier consequences such as identity theft or data loss. Follow these simple tips to make sure that your mobile shopping is a source of pleasure, not a... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Police Report, : A man reported the theft of $5 in change from his bedroom.Quentin Dantreal Robinson, 23, Savannah - felony probation violation. ▲ Santra
Police Report, : A man reported the theft of $5 in change from his bedroom.
Statesboro Herald / Posted yesterday
Quentin Dantreal Robinson, 23, Savannah - felony probation violation. ▲ Santravis Jerrod Brown, 27, Statesboro - identity theft/fraud; marijuana possession; purchase, sale, distribution or manufacture of marijuana; possession of... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
‘Student tax’ doesn’t exist, so hang up on demands to pay itall-volunteer, nonprofit consumer organization. For assistance with consumer-re
‘Student tax’ doesn’t exist, so hang up on demands to pay it
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
all-volunteer, nonprofit consumer organization. For assistance with consumer-related issues, including consumer fraud and identity theft, or for information, write Consumer Forum, P.O. Box 486, Brewer, ME 04412, visit... Read more
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Business Wire
Global Mobile Biometrics Market 2016- Growth of Facial Recognition in BFSI Sector - Key Vendors are Apple, Google & NECof consumer electronics and growing acceptance of mobile payments, mobile comme
Global Mobile Biometrics Market 2016- Growth of Facial Recognition in BFSI Sector - Key Vendors are Apple, Google & NEC
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
of consumer electronics and growing acceptance of mobile payments, mobile commerce is gaining traction. Due to instances of identity theft and financial fraud, organizations are supporting the use of facial recognition in consumer electronics for... Read more
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The News-Times
N.Y. women arrested for identity theft at Danbury mallyear, Sturdevant said. She was arrested at 5:20 p.m. on May 26. She is charge
N.Y. women arrested for identity theft at Danbury mall
The News-Times / Posted 2 days ago
year, Sturdevant said. She was arrested at 5:20 p.m. on May 26. She is charged with fifth-degree larceny, third-degree identity theft, criminal impersonation, third-degree forgery and interfering with an officer for lying during the... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
N.Y. women arrested for identity theft at Danbury mallyear, Sturdevant said. She was arrested at 5:20 p.m. on May 26. She is charge
N.Y. women arrested for identity theft at Danbury mall
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 2 days ago
year, Sturdevant said. She was arrested at 5:20 p.m. on May 26. She is charged with fifth-degree larceny, third-degree identity theft, criminal impersonation, third-degree forgery and interfering with an officer for lying during the... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
JDSO: Alexandria woman arrested for identity theft and fraudSherriah Lashay Harbor, 36, was arrested Friday in Rapides Parish and transport
JDSO: Alexandria woman arrested for identity theft and fraud
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
Sherriah Lashay Harbor, 36, was arrested Friday in Rapides Parish and transported to the Jeff Davis Parish jail. Harbor was charged with felony identity theft and theft by fraud. No bond has been set and additional arrests are expected, Ivey... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
JDSO: Alexandria woman arrested for identity theft and fraudSherriah Lashay Harbor, 36, was arrested Friday in Rapides Parish and transport
JDSO: Alexandria woman arrested for identity theft and fraud
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
Sherriah Lashay Harbor, 36, was arrested Friday in Rapides Parish and transported to the Jeff Davis Parish jail. Harbor was charged with felony identity theft and theft by fraud. No bond has been set and additional arrests are expected, Ivey... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
A judge ordered the release of hundreds of pages of Trump University documentsexample, one suit alleges that Trump University engaged in “brainwashing scheme
A judge ordered the release of hundreds of pages of Trump University documents
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
example, one suit alleges that Trump University engaged in “brainwashing schemes, outright fraud, grand larceny, identity theft, unsolicited taking of personal credit and trickery into [sic] opening credit cards.” Trump and his lawyers,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
A judge ordered the release of hundreds of pages of Trump University documentsexample, one suit alleges that Trump University engaged in “brainwashing scheme
A judge ordered the release of hundreds of pages of Trump University documents
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
example, one suit alleges that Trump University engaged in “brainwashing schemes, outright fraud, grand larceny, identity theft, unsolicited taking of personal credit and trickery into [sic] opening credit cards.” Trump and his lawyers,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
A judge ordered the release of hundreds of pages of Trump University documentsexample, one suit alleges that Trump University engaged in “brainwashing scheme
A judge ordered the release of hundreds of pages of Trump University documents
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
example, one suit alleges that Trump University engaged in “brainwashing schemes, outright fraud, grand larceny, identity theft, unsolicited taking of personal credit and trickery into [sic] opening credit cards.” Trump and his lawyers,... Read more
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Business Insider
A judge ordered the release of hundreds of pages of Trump University documentsexample, one suit alleges that Trump University engaged in “brainwashing scheme
A judge ordered the release of hundreds of pages of Trump University documents
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
example, one suit alleges that Trump University engaged in “brainwashing schemes, outright fraud, grand larceny, identity theft, unsolicited taking of personal credit and trickery into [sic] opening credit cards.” Trump and his lawyers,... Read more
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WestportNow
Four Arrested for Phony Credit Cardsthe second degree; 22 counts of unlawful completion or reproduction of a credit
Four Arrested for Phony Credit Cards
WestportNow / Posted 3 days ago
the second degree; 22 counts of unlawful completion or reproduction of a credit card; criminal impersonation; third-degree identity theft; identity theft; and illegal use of a credit card. He is being held in lieu of a $100,000 bond. Also arrested... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Richmond woman targeted by IRS scammers: ‘It’s a horror movie’and to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) at www.tre
Richmond woman targeted by IRS scammers: ‘It’s a horror movie’
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 3 days ago
and to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) at www.treasury.gov/tigta/contact_report_scam.shtml. If you are a victim of a scam or tax-related identity theft, contact the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at 80... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Westport cops nab four with fake credit cards2nd degree forgery, 22 counts of unlawful completion or reproduction of a credi
Westport cops nab four with fake credit cards
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
2nd degree forgery, 22 counts of unlawful completion or reproduction of a credit card, criminal impersonation, 3rd degree identity theft and illegal use of a credit card. Payne is being held on $100,000 bond, police said. Louisiana resident... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Westport cops nab four with fake credit cards2nd degree forgery, 22 counts of unlawful completion or reproduction of a credi
Westport cops nab four with fake credit cards
Darien News-Review / Posted 3 days ago
2nd degree forgery, 22 counts of unlawful completion or reproduction of a credit card, criminal impersonation, 3rd degree identity theft and illegal use of a credit card. Payne is being held on $100,000 bond, police said. Louisiana resident... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Norwalk
Westport Police Charge 4 With Trying To Buy Alcohol With Fake Credit Cardsforgery, 22 counts of unlawful completion or reproduction of a credit card, cri
Westport Police Charge 4 With Trying To Buy Alcohol With Fake Credit Cards
The Daily Voice - Norwalk / Posted 3 days ago
forgery, 22 counts of unlawful completion or reproduction of a credit card, criminal Impersonation, third-degree identity theft, and illegal use of a credit card. He was held on $100,000 bond Ariana Burton, 22, of Hammond, La., was... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
Westport Police Charge 4 With Trying To Buy Alcohol With Fake Credit Cardsforgery, 22 counts of unlawful completion or reproduction of a credit card, cri
Westport Police Charge 4 With Trying To Buy Alcohol With Fake Credit Cards
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted 3 days ago
forgery, 22 counts of unlawful completion or reproduction of a credit card, criminal Impersonation, third-degree identity theft, and illegal use of a credit card. He was held on $100,000 bond Ariana Burton, 22, of Hammond, La., was... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Fairfield
Westport Police Charge 4 With Trying To Buy Alcohol With Fake Credit Cardsforgery, 22 counts of unlawful completion or reproduction of a credit card, cri
Westport Police Charge 4 With Trying To Buy Alcohol With Fake Credit Cards
The Daily Voice - Fairfield / Posted 3 days ago
forgery, 22 counts of unlawful completion or reproduction of a credit card, criminal Impersonation, third-degree identity theft, and illegal use of a credit card. He was held on $100,000 bond Ariana Burton, 22, of Hammond, La., was... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Four Arrested In Westport For Carrying Multiple Fraudulent Credit Cardsof a credit card and illegal use of a credit card. Additionally, Payne and Mag
Four Arrested In Westport For Carrying Multiple Fraudulent Credit Cards
Hartford Courant / Posted 3 days ago
of a credit card and illegal use of a credit card. Additionally, Payne and Magee were charged with third-degree identity theft, second-degree forgery and criminal impersonation. Payne is being held on a $100,000 bond, and the three... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Hanover County Sheriff’s Office warning residents against IRS phone scamsthe Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) at http://www.tre
Hanover County Sheriff’s Office warning residents against IRS phone scams
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 3 days ago
the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) at http://www.treasury.gov/tigta/contact_report_scam.shtml. If you are a victim of a scam or tax-related identity theft, contact the Sheriff’s Office immediately by calling (804) 365-61... Read more
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NBC Washington
Arlington Police See Spike in High Quality Fake IDsa fake ID can be charged with possession of a false identification, which has a
Arlington Police See Spike in High Quality Fake IDs
NBC Washington / Posted 3 days ago
a fake ID can be charged with possession of a false identification, which has a punishment of up to six months in jail and up to a $1,000 fine or identity theft, which has a punishment of up to 12 months in jail and up to a $2,550 fine, police... Read more
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examiner.com
Community shredding events in the Baltimore/Washington DC metro areaProperly disposing sensitive paperwork and documents is one of the best ways to
Community shredding events in the Baltimore/Washington DC metro area
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
Properly disposing sensitive paperwork and documents is one of the best ways to prevent identity theft. In particular, legal and medical documents, documents with social security numbers and credit card offers that arrive in the mail, are all at... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
3rd arrest made in Pueblo shooting involving deputy, officerarea. Romero was booked on the assault on a peace officer warrant along with f
3rd arrest made in Pueblo shooting involving deputy, officer
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 4 days ago
area. Romero was booked on the assault on a peace officer warrant along with five other outstanding felony warrants to include aggravated motor vehicle theft, trespassing, possession of a controlled substance and two warrants for identit... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Armando Sanchez-Chavez: High-Violent gang member with 7 warrants on the run in Tri-Cities‘Mondo’ has are in Franklin County. The seventh is from the Department of Corr
Armando Sanchez-Chavez: High-Violent gang member with 7 warrants on the run in Tri-Cities
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
‘Mondo’ has are in Franklin County. The seventh is from the Department of Corrections for breaking probation on meth and identity theft busts. ‘Mondo’ perfectly describes his rap sheet — it’s huge — filled with 30 convictions for crimes like... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Secret Service Fast Factsagency tasked with protecting the president of the United States, and investiga
Secret Service Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 days ago
agency tasked with protecting the president of the United States, and investigating financial crimes including fraud, identity theft and counterfeiting of U.S. currency. The agency also provides protection to world leaders when they visit the... Read more
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ajc.com
Equifax sued over theft of Kroger workers’ infobut believes the number of affected people is smaller. The company has offered
Equifax sued over theft of Kroger workers’ info
ajc.com / Posted 4 days ago
but believes the number of affected people is smaller. The company has offered those people free monitoring for potential identity theft. W-2 forms are the annual statements employees are required to send to workers and the IRS reporting their... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Redmond shoplifting spree goes awry when thief hits wife with truck, charges sayfor her arrest since 1984, say the charges. She has been convicted on 25 theft
Redmond shoplifting spree goes awry when thief hits wife with truck, charges say
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
for her arrest since 1984, say the charges. She has been convicted on 25 theft charges in the past 27 years, most of them gross misdemeanors, though she also has felony convictions for forgery, identity theft and drug possession, court records... Read more
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Baller Status
Former NBA Player Kermit Washington Indicted For Embezzling Charity Fundscharges of interfering with internal revenue laws, conspiracy to commit wire fr
Former NBA Player Kermit Washington Indicted For Embezzling Charity Funds
Baller Status / Posted 4 days ago
charges of interfering with internal revenue laws, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, obstruction of justice and aggravated identity theft. He was later released on $75,000 bond. "The federal indictment alleges this former NBA player used his... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
- Williamson Daily News - williamsondailynews.comWILLIAMSON – A Williamson resident was recently the victim of identity theft af
- Williamson Daily News - williamsondailynews.com
Williamson Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
WILLIAMSON – A Williamson resident was recently the victim of identity theft after identity thieves posing as the victim used the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) online service to establish an account and attempt to redirect benefits to... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Confusion about privacy law complicates ID theft casesMedical identity theft has been compared to the wild west for hackers. The cri
Confusion about privacy law complicates ID theft cases
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
Medical identity theft has been compared to the wild west for hackers. The crime is largely new and uncharted territory and happens when someone steals an individual's personal information to obtain health care. What's worse, many victims complain... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Couple charged with stealing mail, checks from San Antonio mailboxesby up to five years in prison; financial institution fraud; which carries a max
Couple charged with stealing mail, checks from San Antonio mailboxes
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
by up to five years in prison; financial institution fraud; which carries a maximum of 30 years in prison; and aggravated identity theft, which carries a mandatory penalty of two years in prison. McKinney is also charged with access device fraud,... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
CSOs talk ransomware: Peril and profit | #expertANGLEform, and social hacking takes advantage of that. Jatin Maniar, MicroStrategy,
CSOs talk ransomware: Peril and profit | #expertANGLE
SiliconANGLE / Posted 4 days ago
form, and social hacking takes advantage of that. Jatin Maniar, MicroStrategy, Inc.’s Sr. Director of Marketing, notes: “Identity theft from exploitation of human vulnerabilities is the most common type of cyber threat these days. It results high... Read more
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