Identity Theft

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Kansas City InfoZine
Medical Identity Theft in the Healthcare System Medical identity theft – when someone steals personal data to get prescriptio
Medical Identity Theft in the Healthcare System
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 18 minutes ago
Medical identity theft – when someone steals personal data to get prescription drugs, medical care or surgery – is on the rise, according to "Body Snatchers," an article in the October issue of... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Florida Man Pleads Guilty to International Cellphone Fraudto obtain telecommunications services. Fana also pleaded guilty to one count of
Florida Man Pleads Guilty to International Cellphone Fraud
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 19 minutes ago
to obtain telecommunications services. Fana also pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft. Sentencing will be scheduled for a later date before U.S. District Judge Daniel T.K. Hurley of the Southern... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Stolen ID scam sends former Lexus dealership employee to prisonin prison. He had pleaded guilty to one count of possessing fifteen or more acc
Stolen ID scam sends former Lexus dealership employee to prison
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 2 hours ago
in prison. He had pleaded guilty to one count of possessing fifteen or more access devices and one count of aggravated identity theft. Eppolito was found guilty of five counts of aggravated identity theft and one count of possessing 15 or more... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Mother says daughter is victim of child identity theftmy kid,’” Kando-Kaiser added. “And the third step is possibly freezing your chi
Mother says daughter is victim of child identity theft
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 3 hours ago
my kid,’” Kando-Kaiser added. “And the third step is possibly freezing your child's credit.” If your child is a victim of identity theft, she said the first thing to do is contact a credit bureau and then file a police report. Copyright 201... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Editor's desk: Protect yourself against fraud, ID theftthe Northwest Herald, we receive phone calls and emails pretty much weekly aler
Editor's desk: Protect yourself against fraud, ID theft
Northwest Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
the Northwest Herald, we receive phone calls and emails pretty much weekly alerting us about some scam or case of identity theft. In the digital era, you can never be too protective of your personal information. So we’re happy to report... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Fraud, identity theft program to be hosted by McHenry County Sheriff's Office, Senior Servicessaid the guest presenter will be from Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's
Fraud, identity theft program to be hosted by McHenry County Sheriff's Office, Senior Services
Northwest Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
said the guest presenter will be from Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office and will speak about crimes of identity theft and fraud. Quarterly presentations are offered in partnership with Senior Services to provide information on... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking ReportLAUREN BRITTANY 1813 JACKSON SQUARE DRIVE HIXSON, 37343 Age at Arrest: 22 yea
Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report
The Chattanoogan / Posted 10 hours ago
LAUREN BRITTANY 1813 JACKSON SQUARE DRIVE HIXSON, 37343 Age at Arrest: 22 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County THEFT OF IDENTITY THEFT OF PROPERTY UNDER $500 THEFT OF IDENTITY THEFT OF PROPERTY UNDER $500 CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY THEFT... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Hackers hit Arizona, Illinois voter databasessystems from which they can harvest information about individuals that can be s
Hackers hit Arizona, Illinois voter databases
The Arizona Republic / Posted 16 hours ago
systems from which they can harvest information about individuals that can be sold online to criminals looking for identity theft victims. "It doesn’t appear these were attempts to tamper with election results, said Pamela Smith with... Read more
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USA Today
Hackers hit Arizona, Illinois voter databasessystems from which they can harvest information about individuals that can be s
Hackers hit Arizona, Illinois voter databases
USA Today / Posted 17 hours ago
systems from which they can harvest information about individuals that can be sold online to criminals looking for identity theft victims. "It doesn’t appear these were attempts to tamper with election results, said Pamela Smith with... Read more
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Market Watch
Do your grandparents a favor when it comes to identity theftto catch up on with your grandparents, but I'd recommend that you spend a littl
Do your grandparents a favor when it comes to identity theft
Market Watch / Posted 19 hours ago
to catch up on with your grandparents, but I'd recommend that you spend a little time discussing with them the danger of identity theft. I'm not a grandparent yet, and unfortunately, my beloved grandparents are long gone from this earth, but I... Read more
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Newsmax
USPS Employees Theft: Suspects Include Ex-Postal Union Headhas increased recently, which is significant since this type of crime tends to
USPS Employees Theft: Suspects Include Ex-Postal Union Head
Newsmax / Posted 19 hours ago
has increased recently, which is significant since this type of crime tends to be a precursor to other crimes like identity theft and drug offenses." Prosecutors charged that Los Angeles mail carrier Norman A. Muschamp, 48, stole the... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Feds Charge Dozens of Southern California Postal Workersmail theft, which has increased significantly across Southern California recent
Feds Charge Dozens of Southern California Postal Workers
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 20 hours ago
mail theft, which has increased significantly across Southern California recently, is a precursor to other crimes such as identity theft and drug offenses. "The mail system plays an important role in our country's commerce and social... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Raymond Facing Multiple Charges After Car Break-In At Rainbow Lake Parking Areawas also charged. Raymond, 47, of 6719 Hickory Trace Circle, is charged with b
Raymond Facing Multiple Charges After Car Break-In At Rainbow Lake Parking Area
The Chattanoogan / Posted 21 hours ago
was also charged. Raymond, 47, of 6719 Hickory Trace Circle, is charged with burglary of an auto, vandalism over $500, identity theft, attempted theft over $500, four counts of theft under $500, three counts of attempted theft under $500, and... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Fraud, identity theft program to be hosted by McHenry County Sherrif's Office, Senior Servicessaid the guest presenter will be from Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's
Fraud, identity theft program to be hosted by McHenry County Sherrif's Office, Senior Services
Northwest Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
said the guest presenter will be from Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office and will speak about crimes of identity theft and fraud. Quarterly presentations are offered in partnership with Senior Services to provide information on... Read more
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Federal Times
Russian hacker convicted of multimillion dollar fraud schcomputer, obtaining information from a protected computer, possession of unauth
Russian hacker convicted of multimillion dollar fraud sch
Federal Times / Posted 22 hours ago
computer, obtaining information from a protected computer, possession of unauthorized access devices and aggravated identity theft. Confirmed by evidence found on Seleznev’s laptop, some of the business systems breached were in western... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Americans waste a ridiculous amount of foodall-volunteer, nonprofit consumer organization. For assistance with consumer-re
Americans waste a ridiculous amount of food
Bangor Daily News / Posted 22 hours ago
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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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
DSI warns about caller-ID spoofing scamwould receive a spoofed phone call showing the DSI's number and a person claimi
DSI warns about caller-ID spoofing scam
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 23 hours ago
would receive a spoofed phone call showing the DSI's number and a person claiming to be a DSI official insisted on the identity theft. The victim was then advised to transfer money via ATM to an account so it would not be seized during the... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
Son of Russian lawmaker convicted on 38 counts related to credit card hackingfrom a protected computer, nine counts of possession of 15 or more unauthorized
Son of Russian lawmaker convicted on 38 counts related to credit card hacking
SiliconANGLE / Posted 23 hours ago
from a protected computer, nine counts of possession of 15 or more unauthorized access devices and two counts of aggravated identity theft following a 10-year-long investigation by the United States Secret Service. Seleznev, who went by the name of... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘South Koreans top list of fugitives’27 others were charged with fraud and economic crimes. They also included nine
‘South Koreans top list of fugitives’
The Manila Times / Posted 23 hours ago
27 others were charged with fraud and economic crimes. They also included nine pedophiles wanted for sex offenses while the rest were charged with other crimes such as murder, smuggling, identity theft, drug pushing, robbery and human traff... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Police LogWednesday - 10:23 a.m., identity theft complaint, made at station - 10:31 a.m
Police Log
The Mining Journal / Posted yesterday
Wednesday - 10:23 a.m., identity theft complaint, made at station - 10:31 a.m., parking complaint, 1000 block Champion Street - 10:32 a.m. two bicycles missing, report made at station - 10:51 a.m., suspicious vehicle, Preserve Drive - 11:07... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
No delivery: Postal workers charged with mail thefthas increased recently, which is significant since this type of crime tends to
No delivery: Postal workers charged with mail theft
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
has increased recently, which is significant since this type of crime tends to be a precursor to other crimes like identity theft and drug offenses. As a result, we are stepping up enforcement activities, including dealing aggressively with... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
No delivery: Postal workers charged with mail thefthas increased recently, which is significant since this type of crime tends to
No delivery: Postal workers charged with mail theft
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
has increased recently, which is significant since this type of crime tends to be a precursor to other crimes like identity theft and drug offenses. As a result, we are stepping up enforcement activities, including dealing aggressively with... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Elderly GA woman brutally beaten, burned during home invasion diesincident at Dow's home on Aug. 2. They are both charged first-degree burglary,
Elderly GA woman brutally beaten, burned during home invasion dies
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted yesterday
incident at Dow's home on Aug. 2. They are both charged first-degree burglary, financial transaction card theft, and identity theft fraud when using or possessing identity information concerning a person. Meriwether County Chuck Sheriff... Read more
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ajc.com
No delivery: Postal workers charged with mail thefthas increased recently, which is significant since this type of crime tends to
No delivery: Postal workers charged with mail theft
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
has increased recently, which is significant since this type of crime tends to be a precursor to other crimes like identity theft and drug offenses. As a result, we are stepping up enforcement activities, including dealing aggressively with... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
No delivery: Postal workers charged with mail thefthas increased recently, which is significant since this type of crime tends to
No delivery: Postal workers charged with mail theft
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
has increased recently, which is significant since this type of crime tends to be a precursor to other crimes like identity theft and drug offenses. As a result, we are stepping up enforcement activities, including dealing aggressively with... Read more
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FOX Business
Wall Street Titans Rebootclients new perks to move outside cash into their brokerage accounts, including
Wall Street Titans Reboot
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
clients new perks to move outside cash into their brokerage accounts, including reimbursing ATM fees and offering free identity-theft protection. It soon will begin offering a savings account that pays about 0.45 percentage points a year,... Read more
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FOX Business
Wall Street Titans Rebootclients new perks to move outside cash into their brokerage accounts, including
Wall Street Titans Reboot
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
clients new perks to move outside cash into their brokerage accounts, including reimbursing ATM fees and offering free identity-theft protection. It soon will begin offering a savings account that pays about 0.45 percentage points a year,... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Elderly GA woman brutally beaten, burned during home invasion diesincident at Dow's home on Aug. 2. They are both charged first-degree burglary,
Elderly GA woman brutally beaten, burned during home invasion dies
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
incident at Dow's home on Aug. 2. They are both charged first-degree burglary, financial transaction card theft, and identity theft fraud when using or possessing identity information concerning a person. Meriwether County Chuck Sheriff... Read more
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The Register
Russia MP's son found guilty after stealing 2.9 million US credit cardsnine of possession of 15 unauthorised devices, eight of intentional damage to a
Russia MP's son found guilty after stealing 2.9 million US credit cards
The Register / Posted yesterday
nine of possession of 15 unauthorised devices, eight of intentional damage to a protected computer, and two of aggravated identity theft. He faces a minimum of four years and a maximum of 34 years in prison when he is sentenced 2... Read more
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The Columbian
‘Mr. High’ threatens to sell data from hunters’, fishers’ license purchasespersonal information from nearly 800,000 similar licensees in Idaho. Federal of
‘Mr. High’ threatens to sell data from hunters’, fishers’ license purchases
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
personal information from nearly 800,000 similar licensees in Idaho. Federal officials say that puts them at risk of future identity theft and tax fraud if the information fell into cyber-thieves’ hands. He also claims to have stolen identities... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Child ID theft is growing problemincluding dates of birth, locations and parents’ names, to put together believa
Child ID theft is growing problem
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
including dates of birth, locations and parents’ names, to put together believable profiles, a practice called synthetic identity theft. About 1.3 million kids are affected annually and 50% are younger than 6, according to Robert Chappell Jr., a... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
33 Charged With Crimes Against USPS, Including SoCal Worker Allegedly Found With 48,000 Pieces of Mailhas increased recently, which is significant since this type of crime tends to
33 Charged With Crimes Against USPS, Including SoCal Worker Allegedly Found With 48,000 Pieces of Mail
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
has increased recently, which is significant since this type of crime tends to be a precursor to other crimes like identity theft and drug offenses. As a result, we are stepping up enforcement activities, including dealing aggressively with... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Jackson: Pricey mailings draw critics in an election yeardoes, and clippings about his activities that made news. MacArthur also sent o
Jackson: Pricey mailings draw critics in an election year
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
does, and clippings about his activities that made news. MacArthur also sent out a letter to senior citizens warning about identity theft; hosted tele-town halls; sent an electronic notice to veterans describing where they could get health care... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Understanding hacking tools — why the NSA leak is trouble for us allcriminals, hacking tools can be used to attack servers, conduct corporate and g
Understanding hacking tools — why the NSA leak is trouble for us all
Computer World Australia / Posted yesterday
criminals, hacking tools can be used to attack servers, conduct corporate and government espionage, target company data for identity theft, or create stronger malware and ransomware. But, what exactly are hacking tools? Why are they such an asset... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Elderly GA woman brutally beaten, burned during home invasion diesincident at Dow's home on Aug. 2. They are both charged first-degree burglary,
Elderly GA woman brutally beaten, burned during home invasion dies
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted yesterday
incident at Dow's home on Aug. 2. They are both charged first-degree burglary, financial transaction card theft, and identity theft fraud when using or possessing identity information concerning a person. Meriwether County Chuck Sheriff... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
NY system for driver's license photos helping to fight fraudDepartment of Motor Vehicles has led to more than 100 arrests since January and
NY system for driver's license photos helping to fight fraud
Staten Island Advance / Posted yesterday
Department of Motor Vehicles has led to more than 100 arrests since January and 900 open cases. The system is used against identity theft and fraud and to keep high-risk drivers off the road by helping identify people applying for driver's licenses... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Elderly GA woman brutally beaten, burned during home invasion diesincident at Dow's home on Aug. 2. They are both charged first-degree burglary,
Elderly GA woman brutally beaten, burned during home invasion dies
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
incident at Dow's home on Aug. 2. They are both charged first-degree burglary, financial transaction card theft, and identity theft fraud when using or possessing identity information concerning a person. Meriwether County Chuck Sheriff... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Elderly GA woman brutally beaten, burned during home invasion diesincident at Dow's home on Aug. 2. They are both charged first-degree burglary,
Elderly GA woman brutally beaten, burned during home invasion dies
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted yesterday
incident at Dow's home on Aug. 2. They are both charged first-degree burglary, financial transaction card theft, and identity theft fraud when using or possessing identity information concerning a person. Meriwether County Chuck Sheriff... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Elderly GA woman brutally beaten, burned during home invasion diesincident at Dow's home on Aug. 2. They are both charged first-degree burglary,
Elderly GA woman brutally beaten, burned during home invasion dies
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted yesterday
incident at Dow's home on Aug. 2. They are both charged first-degree burglary, financial transaction card theft, and identity theft fraud when using or possessing identity information concerning a person. Meriwether County Chuck Sheriff... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Elderly GA woman brutally beaten, burned during home invasion diesincident at Dow's home on Aug. 2. They are both charged first-degree burglary,
Elderly GA woman brutally beaten, burned during home invasion dies
KXXV Waco / Posted yesterday
incident at Dow's home on Aug. 2. They are both charged first-degree burglary, financial transaction card theft, and identity theft fraud when using or possessing identity information concerning a person. Meriwether County Chuck Sheriff... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
NY system for driver’s license photos helping to fight fraudDepartment of Motor Vehicles has led to more than 100 arrests since January and
NY system for driver’s license photos helping to fight fraud
WPIX 11 New York / Posted yesterday
Department of Motor Vehicles has led to more than 100 arrests since January and 900 open cases. The system is used against identity theft and fraud and to keep high-risk drivers off the road by helping identify people applying for driver’s licenses... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Elderly GA woman brutally beaten, burned during home invasion diesincident at Dow's home on Aug. 2. They are both charged first-degree burglary,
Elderly GA woman brutally beaten, burned during home invasion dies
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted yesterday
incident at Dow's home on Aug. 2. They are both charged first-degree burglary, financial transaction card theft, and identity theft fraud when using or possessing identity information concerning a person. Meriwether County Chuck Sheriff... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
USPS employees accused of hoarding parcels, stealing veterans' medicationhas increased recently, which is significant since this type of crime tends to
USPS employees accused of hoarding parcels, stealing veterans' medication
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
has increased recently, which is significant since this type of crime tends to be a precursor to other crimes like identity theft and drug offenses. As a result, we are stepping up enforcement." The alleged mail theft manifested itself in... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Elderly GA woman brutally beaten, burned during home invasion diesincident at Dow's home on Aug. 2. They are both charged first-degree burglary,
Elderly GA woman brutally beaten, burned during home invasion dies
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
incident at Dow's home on Aug. 2. They are both charged first-degree burglary, financial transaction card theft, and identity theft fraud when using or possessing identity information concerning a person. Meriwether County Chuck Sheriff... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Elderly GA woman brutally beaten, burned during home invasion diesincident at Dow's home on Aug. 2. They are both charged first-degree burglary,
Elderly GA woman brutally beaten, burned during home invasion dies
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
incident at Dow's home on Aug. 2. They are both charged first-degree burglary, financial transaction card theft, and identity theft fraud when using or possessing identity information concerning a person. Meriwether County Chuck Sheriff... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Starting Your College Students' Financial History Off Rightare helpful in the budgeting process, they don't help establish a history and c
Starting Your College Students' Financial History Off Right
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted yesterday
are helpful in the budgeting process, they don't help establish a history and can be more of a hassle, in the event of identity theft or a data breach. That said, credit cards can lead to reckless spending and require parents to co-sign,... Read more
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Newsmax
Justice Department Will Probe Phoenix Sheriff Arpaiothis year, has vigorously insisted that he didn't investigate Snow and instead
Justice Department Will Probe Phoenix Sheriff Arpaio
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
this year, has vigorously insisted that he didn't investigate Snow and instead said the probe was focused on widespread identity theft. Snow has not publicly explained why he turned the Arpaio case over to another judge, but federal law says a... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY system for driver's license photos helping to fight fraudDepartment of Motor Vehicles has led to more than 100 arrests since January and
NY system for driver's license photos helping to fight fraud
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
Department of Motor Vehicles has led to more than 100 arrests since January and 900 open cases. The system is used against identity theft and fraud and to keep high-risk drivers off the road by helping identify people applying for driver's licenses... Read more
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USA Today
Identity thieves are heading back to school, tooAccording to a 2015 report by Javelin Strategy & Research, college students are
Identity thieves are heading back to school, too
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
According to a 2015 report by Javelin Strategy & Research, college students are five times more likely to become victims of identity theft while a study by Carnegie Mellon University’s CyLab, indicated children are 51 times more likely to become a... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Elderly Meriwether Co. woman beaten, burned in home invasion diesincident at Dow's home on Aug. 2. They are both charged first-degree burglary,
Elderly Meriwether Co. woman beaten, burned in home invasion dies
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
incident at Dow's home on Aug. 2. They are both charged first-degree burglary, financial transaction card theft, and identity theft fraud when using or possessing identity information concerning a person. Meriwether County Chuck Sheriff... Read more
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