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The Journal-Standard
American Business Women's Association to meetwill begin at 6 p.m., and the meeting and meal will begin at 6:30 p.m. The prog
American Business Women's Association to meet
The Journal-Standard / Posted 4 minutes ago
will begin at 6 p.m., and the meeting and meal will begin at 6:30 p.m. The program will focus on how to prevent identity theft, and the dinner menu will include pulled pork sandwiches, potato salad, corn, broccoli salad and pie.Guests... Read more
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Daily Mirror
A new cyber scam is targeting Amazon customersvia emails with links to websites that look like a bank’s or contain a virus. A
A new cyber scam is targeting Amazon customers
Daily Mirror / Posted an hour ago
via emails with links to websites that look like a bank’s or contain a virus. Almost a quarter of us open the emails. IDENTITY THEFT: Criminals use “fraud forums” to buy and sell credit cards, email addresses and passports. HACKING: A study... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Clinton Campaign Latest Target of Hackers Linked to Russiawell understood issue in the country today," he told TechNewsWorld. "All across
Clinton Campaign Latest Target of Hackers Linked to Russia
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 2 hours ago
well understood issue in the country today," he told TechNewsWorld. "All across the U.S., consumers confront issues of identity theft, data breach and financial fraud. Yet Washington has been unwilling to update U.S. privacy law or back strong... Read more
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USA Today
New identity theft insurance is free for consumersIdentity theft is a huge problem in America today. In 2015, 13.1 million Ameri
New identity theft insurance is free for consumers
USA Today / Posted 6 hours ago
Identity theft is a huge problem in America today. In 2015, 13.1 million Americans were victims of identity theft, according to an Identity Fraud Study by Javelin Strategy & Research. New account fraud increased by 113% in 2015. Companies that... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, July 30searching Crespo’s purse, arrest papers state, troopers found a glass marijuana
Police, July 30
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 hours ago
searching Crespo’s purse, arrest papers state, troopers found a glass marijuana pipe. Crespo was charged with identity theft, criminal attempt at identity theft and conspiracy to commit identity theft, all felonies. She was also... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
First to be sentenced in Hood murder given 13 yearsof being an accomplice to murder. The jury acquitted Davis of the most serious
First to be sentenced in Hood murder given 13 years
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 17 hours ago
of being an accomplice to murder. The jury acquitted Davis of the most serious charges, but convicted him of second-degree identity theft. He still faces pimping charges in an unrelated case. Both men are scheduled to be sentenced in August. Two... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Editorial: Putting public’s money at risk is unacceptableperson for GPA,” according to minutes from the township’s annual meeting, was c
Editorial: Putting public’s money at risk is unacceptable
SaukValley.com / Posted 17 hours ago
person for GPA,” according to minutes from the township’s annual meeting, was convicted of forgery in October 2011, and of identity theft in February 2013, both felonies. She also was charged with felony theft of more than $500 in February 2014;... Read more
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ajc.com
U.S. Marshals warn of jury duty phone scamsscam” phone calls should report it to a local U.S. Marshals or FBI office, with
U.S. Marshals warn of jury duty phone scams
ajc.com / Posted 21 hours ago
scam” phone calls should report it to a local U.S. Marshals or FBI office, with any available caller ID information. Jury duty scams, identity theft or other schemes can also be reported online with the Internet Crime Complaint Center at www.ic3.... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Two Onondaga County men accused of running check cashing ringwho were looking for an extra financial boost," said Schneiderman. "My office h
Two Onondaga County men accused of running check cashing ring
The Post-Standard / Posted 21 hours ago
who were looking for an extra financial boost," said Schneiderman. "My office has zero tolerance for those who commit identity theft and seek to exploit local financial institutions that ordinary consumers rely on for stability." Lee and... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Three years since Erica Parsons reported missing, still few cluesfrom February 2010 to August 2013 Sandy and Casey Parsons committed tax fraud,
Three years since Erica Parsons reported missing, still few clues
FOX Carolina / Posted yesterday
from February 2010 to August 2013 Sandy and Casey Parsons committed tax fraud, mail fraud, theft of government funds, and identity theft, and engaged in a conspiracy to defraud the government. The indictment alleged the Parsons received... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Car dealerships on Staten Island allegedly collected more than $2M in deceptive practicesat the time by SG Hylan Motors Corporation unlawfully sold "after-sale" product
Car dealerships on Staten Island allegedly collected more than $2M in deceptive practices
Staten Island Advance / Posted yesterday
at the time by SG Hylan Motors Corporation unlawfully sold "after-sale" products and services, including credit repair and identity theft protection services, to over 2,300 customers between 2011 and 2014, according to a release and lawsuit filed... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Three years since Erica Parsons reported missing, still few cluesfrom February 2010 to August 2013 Sandy and Casey Parsons committed tax fraud,
Three years since Erica Parsons reported missing, still few clues
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
from February 2010 to August 2013 Sandy and Casey Parsons committed tax fraud, mail fraud, theft of government funds, and identity theft, and engaged in a conspiracy to defraud the government. The indictment alleged the Parsons received... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Batavia police reports• A cellphone was reported stolen July 27 from the 2000 block of Main Street, B
Batavia police reports
Kane County Chronicle / Posted yesterday
• A cellphone was reported stolen July 27 from the 2000 block of Main Street, Batavia. • A case of identity theft was reported July 27 in the 1000 block of Wind Energy Pass. About $3,300 was taken out of somebody’s bank account. • A case of fraud... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Lizzie Marvelly: Love me Tinder, love me truenames, numerous ages and lives in many different cities. She has become someone
Lizzie Marvelly: Love me Tinder, love me true
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
names, numerous ages and lives in many different cities. She has become someone else's false advertising, and a victim of identity theft. The person behind the image is most certainly not the vivacious, whip-smart woman I know. As a result of all... Read more
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WestportNow
Arrest After Attempted Withdrawal from Another’s Account62, was charged with criminal impersonaltion, unlawful reproduction of a credit
Arrest After Attempted Withdrawal from Another’s Account
WestportNow / Posted yesterday
62, was charged with criminal impersonaltion, unlawful reproduction of a credit card, third-degree forgery, third-degree identity theft and attempt to commit larceny in the third degree. According to Lt. David Farrell, officers were dispatched... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Scammers pose as Cardinal Health recruiters in R.I.a $3,000 check. Cashing a check in these situations can allow scammers to gain
Scammers pose as Cardinal Health recruiters in R.I.
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
a $3,000 check. Cashing a check in these situations can allow scammers to gain access to personal information and commit identity theft. The state department said it is offering free credit monitoring services for a year to all those affected.... Read more
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The New Yorker
An Interview with the Inventor of the Credit-Card-Chip Readerexperience recently, and it’s all on account of advanced new credit-card chips
An Interview with the Inventor of the Credit-Card-Chip Reader
The New Yorker / Posted yesterday
experience recently, and it’s all on account of advanced new credit-card chips (known as E.M.V.s), designed to combat identity theft. We caught up with the inventor of the credit-card-chip reader—with which you now complete your high-tech... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
New York City Man, 62, Charged With Identity Theft In Westportwas charged with criminal impersonation, unlawful reproduction of a credit card
New York City Man, 62, Charged With Identity Theft In Westport
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted yesterday
was charged with criminal impersonation, unlawful reproduction of a credit card, third-degree forgery, third-degree identity theft and attempt to commit third-degree larceny, police said. He was held on $5,000 bond and is expected to appear... Read more
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Hamilton News
A Twitter spat breaks out between Snowden and WikiLeakssuch as the credit card numbers, social security numbers and passport numbers o
A Twitter spat breaks out between Snowden and WikiLeaks
Hamilton News / Posted yesterday
such as the credit card numbers, social security numbers and passport numbers of some donors — putting them at risk of identity theft. Some observers, including North Carolina professor Zeynep Tufekci, also criticized the organization for... Read more
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Daily Herald
Another arrest in fraudulent credit card scheme at Deer Park Apple StoreCounty Sheriff's deputies arrested Simone L. Signorelli, 22, of Palisades, New
Another arrest in fraudulent credit card scheme at Deer Park Apple Store
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
County Sheriff's deputies arrested Simone L. Signorelli, 22, of Palisades, New York, and charged her with burglary, identity theft, possession of a counterfeit credit card, and unlawful use of a fraudulent ID to commit theft, authorities... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Cortlandt, Buchanan, Croton
Man Charged In Theft Of Yorktown Resident's IDYORKTOWN, N.Y. -- A Hyde Park man has been charged by Yorktown Police with iden
Man Charged In Theft Of Yorktown Resident's ID
The Daily Voice - Cortlandt, Buchanan, Croton / Posted yesterday
YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- A Hyde Park man has been charged by Yorktown Police with identity theft after stealing and using a debit card from a Yorktown resident. According to police, a resident called to report their debit card had been stolen from their... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
South Side Neighborhood Watchthe front door. She reported nothing missing at the time. Summit County sherif
South Side Neighborhood Watch
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted yesterday
the front door. She reported nothing missing at the time. Summit County sheriff’s deputies investigated a report of identity theft filed July 19 by a Portage Point Boulevard man who stated he learned of unauthorized withdrawals from his... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Social media brag costing your privacyTHE social media fad of tweeting and instagramming pictures of boarding passes
Social media brag costing your privacy
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
THE social media fad of tweeting and instagramming pictures of boarding passes is leaving travellers at risk of identity theft and other cyber crime. Full names, frequent flyer numbers and flight information give cyber thieves two-thirds of the data... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
U.S. Attorney: Royal Palm man part of cellphone fraud scheme2009 to February 2013. He faces with multiple charges, including wire fraud, co
U.S. Attorney: Royal Palm man part of cellphone fraud scheme
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
2009 to February 2013. He faces with multiple charges, including wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud and aggravated identity theft. According to the federal indictment, Santana — also known as Octavio Perez — conspired with others in Palm... Read more
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News.com.au
The privacy risks of posting social media pics of a boarding passQantas THE social media fad of tweeting and instagramming pictures of boarding
The privacy risks of posting social media pics of a boarding pass
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Qantas THE social media fad of tweeting and instagramming pictures of boarding passes is leaving travellers at risk of identity theft and other cyber crime. Full names, frequent flyer numbers and flight information give cyber thieves... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Bloomfield Twp. maid accused of stealing $13K in jewelryat area pawn shops. Dzieszkowski was arraigned Wednesday at the 48th District C
Bloomfield Twp. maid accused of stealing $13K in jewelry
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
at area pawn shops. Dzieszkowski was arraigned Wednesday at the 48th District Court on two felony charges: intent to commit identity theft, and larceny over $1,000 (but) less than $20,000. She entered a not-guilty plea and is being held at the... Read more
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Salon.com
10 reasons why #DemExit is serious: Getting rid of Debbie Wasserman Schultz is not enoughinformation printed on every check.” The dump included a ton of donor informati
10 reasons why #DemExit is serious: Getting rid of Debbie Wasserman Schultz is not enough
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
information printed on every check.” The dump included a ton of donor information — more than enough to create some real identity theft risks. If the sloppiness reminds you of using a private email server to communicate classified information,... Read more
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CNET
O2 customer details being sold on the dark webcustomer is at risk from fraud we inform them so they can take steps to protect
O2 customer details being sold on the dark web
CNET / Posted yesterday
customer is at risk from fraud we inform them so they can take steps to protect themselves." If you're worried about your identity theft or your details being compromised, consider changing your password, using a password manager in order to allow... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
July 29, 2016Mexican nationals. If convicted, they each face up to 20 years in prison and fi
July 29, 2016
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
Mexican nationals. If convicted, they each face up to 20 years in prison and fines of $2 million each.Woman sentenced for identity theft U.S. Department of Justice officials said a Montague woman has been sentenced to two years in prison for an... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
DA charges nurse practitioner; issues date to 2010State nurse practitioner is facing prosecution after felony charges were filed
DA charges nurse practitioner; issues date to 2010
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
State nurse practitioner is facing prosecution after felony charges were filed against her alleging prescription fraud, identity theft and forgery, the Shasta County District Attorney's Office said. Naomi LeGate, who also used the name Katy... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
3 Cubans living in Florida admit ID theft in Louisianasays Juliet Estrada Perez, Luis Rivera Garcia, and Jesus Enrique Gonzales Torre
3 Cubans living in Florida admit ID theft in Louisiana
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
says Juliet Estrada Perez, Luis Rivera Garcia, and Jesus Enrique Gonzales Torres pleaded guilty Thursday to aggravated identity theft and conspiracy to commit access device fraud. He says in a news release that court records show the... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
July 29, 2016DODGE Wednesday Donald Bruns and Covers All each reported a theft. Nicholas
July 29, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted yesterday
DODGE Wednesday Donald Bruns and Covers All each reported a theft. Nicholas Drzycimski and Ann Bird each reported identity theft. Magistrate Court WEBSTER COUNTY Thursday Driving under suspension - Anthony A. Harris Evans, 23, 24260... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Chilean pickpocketing crew snatches woman’s wallet in Stamfordtwo were extradited from New York in June and remain in custody at the Bridgepo
Chilean pickpocketing crew snatches woman’s wallet in Stamford
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
two were extradited from New York in June and remain in custody at the Bridgeport Correctional Center on charges including identity theft, illegal use of a credit card and credit card theft. They have each been held on $25,000 court appearance... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Bennington man wanted on several warrants crashes car, gives false info to policeCooper, 46, of Bennington, pleaded not guilty Thursday in Vermont Superior Cour
Bennington man wanted on several warrants crashes car, gives false info to police
Bennington Banner / Posted yesterday
Cooper, 46, of Bennington, pleaded not guilty Thursday in Vermont Superior Court Criminal Division to a felony count of identity theft, and misdemeanor counts of a second offense of driving under the influence, careless or negligent vehicle... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
'IcyEagle' hacker stole bank passwords, sold them to the highest bidderexposed as an alleged hacker. The Winona, Minn. man was arrested by Atlanta-ba
'IcyEagle' hacker stole bank passwords, sold them to the highest bidder
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
exposed as an alleged hacker. The Winona, Minn. man was arrested by Atlanta-based FBI agents, charged with bank fraud and identity theft. According to a federal indictment obtained by 11Alive News, Glende hacked into SunTrust customer's accounts,... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
US Attorney: Two years in federal prison for Siskiyou County mail thiefStacy Phillips will serve two years and must pay just over $2100 in restitution
US Attorney: Two years in federal prison for Siskiyou County mail thief
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted yesterday
Stacy Phillips will serve two years and must pay just over $2100 in restitution after she pleaded guilty to bank fraud and identity theft back in April. Prosecutors say between September and December of 2015, Phillips stole mail from neighborhood... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Arrests shrink Niagara’ Wanted listis wanted for robbery and disguise with intent. Ryan Schnare, 41, is also know
Arrests shrink Niagara’ Wanted list
St. Catharines Standard / Posted yesterday
is wanted for robbery and disguise with intent. Ryan Schnare, 41, is also known as Ryan Paoletti. He is wanted for identity theft, fraud under and uttering forged document. Jason Collette, 36, of Niagara Falls, is wanted for uttering... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Arrests shrink Niagara’ Wanted listis wanted for robbery and disguise with intent. Ryan Schnare, 41, is also know
Arrests shrink Niagara’ Wanted list
Niagara Falls Review / Posted yesterday
is wanted for robbery and disguise with intent. Ryan Schnare, 41, is also known as Ryan Paoletti. He is wanted for identity theft, fraud under and uttering forged document. Jason Collette, 36, of Niagara Falls, is wanted for uttering... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Arrests shrink Niagara’ Wanted listis wanted for robbery and disguise with intent. Ryan Schnare, 41, is also know
Arrests shrink Niagara’ Wanted list
Welland Tribune / Posted yesterday
is wanted for robbery and disguise with intent. Ryan Schnare, 41, is also known as Ryan Paoletti. He is wanted for identity theft, fraud under and uttering forged document. Jason Collette, 36, of Niagara Falls, is wanted for uttering... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Siskiyou County woman gets two years for identity thefttoday by Judge Troy L. Nunley and also ordered to pay $2,163 in restitution to
Siskiyou County woman gets two years for identity theft
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
today by Judge Troy L. Nunley and also ordered to pay $2,163 in restitution to the U.S. Postal Service over the aggravated identity theft, said Office of the United States Attorney Eastern District of California Spokeswoman Lauren Horwood. Horwood... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Nurse gets jail for prescription fraud, ID theftsentenced Witmer to 30 days in the county jail and two years of probation for h
Nurse gets jail for prescription fraud, ID theft
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
sentenced Witmer to 30 days in the county jail and two years of probation for her earlier no-contest plea to two counts of identity theft as well as one count each of manufacture/delivery of a fraudulent prescription form and obtaining Xanax by... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown brothers filed fake IRS tax returns, feds allegeand Scranton, court papers say. The charges are the latest stemming from an in
Allentown brothers filed fake IRS tax returns, feds allege
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
and Scranton, court papers say. The charges are the latest stemming from an investigation of a far-ranging tax fraud and identity theft scheme between 2010 and 2012 that has led to charges against five other people. Three of them, Amauris... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
FBI: 'IcyEagle' hacker stole bank passwords, sold them to the highest bidderexposed as an alleged hacker. The Winona, Minn. man was arrested by Atlanta-ba
FBI: 'IcyEagle' hacker stole bank passwords, sold them to the highest bidder
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted yesterday
exposed as an alleged hacker. The Winona, Minn. man was arrested by Atlanta-based FBI agents, charged with bank fraud and identity theft. According to a federal indictment obtained by 11Alive News, Glende hacked into SunTrust customer's accounts,... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Somers
Man Charged In Theft Of Yorktown Resident's IDYORKTOWN, N.Y. -- A Hyde Park man has been charged by Yorktown Police with iden
Man Charged In Theft Of Yorktown Resident's ID
The Daily Voice - Somers / Posted yesterday
YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- A Hyde Park man has been charged by Yorktown Police with identity theft after stealing and using a debit card from a Yorktown resident. According to police, a resident called to report their debit card had been stolen from their... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
Federal Court Orders Israeli Web-based Firms, Vault Options, Ltd. and Global Trader 365, to Pay More than $4.5 Million for Unlawful Off-Exchange Binary Options Trading, Fraud, and Registration Violationsthe perpetrators of these unlawful schemes allegedly refuse to credit customer
Federal Court Orders Israeli Web-based Firms, Vault Options, Ltd. and Global Trader 365, to Pay More than $4.5 Million for Unlawful Off-Exchange Binary Options Trading, Fraud, and Registration Violations
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted yesterday
the perpetrators of these unlawful schemes allegedly refuse to credit customer accounts, deny fund reimbursement, commit identity theft, and manipulate software to generate losing trades. Also, see CFTC Press Release 7224-15, September 9, 2015:... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Chappaqua
Man Charged In Theft Of Yorktown Resident's IDYORKTOWN, N.Y. -- A Hyde Park man has been charged by Yorktown Police with iden
Man Charged In Theft Of Yorktown Resident's ID
The Daily Voice - Chappaqua / Posted yesterday
YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- A Hyde Park man has been charged by Yorktown Police with identity theft after stealing and using a debit card from a Yorktown resident. According to police, a resident called to report their debit card had been stolen from their... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Yorktown
Man Charged In Theft Of Yorktown Resident's IDYORKTOWN, N.Y. -- A Hyde Park man has been charged by Yorktown Police with iden
Man Charged In Theft Of Yorktown Resident's ID
The Daily Voice - Yorktown / Posted yesterday
YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- A Hyde Park man has been charged by Yorktown Police with identity theft after stealing and using a debit card from a Yorktown resident. According to police, a resident called to report their debit card had been stolen from their... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Peekskill
Man Charged In Theft Of Yorktown Resident's IDYORKTOWN, N.Y. -- A Hyde Park man has been charged by Yorktown Police with iden
Man Charged In Theft Of Yorktown Resident's ID
The Daily Voice - Peekskill / Posted yesterday
YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- A Hyde Park man has been charged by Yorktown Police with identity theft after stealing and using a debit card from a Yorktown resident. According to police, a resident called to report their debit card had been stolen from their... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Ossining
Man Charged In Theft Of Yorktown Resident's IDYORKTOWN, N.Y. -- A Hyde Park man has been charged by Yorktown Police with iden
Man Charged In Theft Of Yorktown Resident's ID
The Daily Voice - Ossining / Posted yesterday
YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- A Hyde Park man has been charged by Yorktown Police with identity theft after stealing and using a debit card from a Yorktown resident. According to police, a resident called to report their debit card had been stolen from their... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Savvy Senior: 10 ways seniors can avoid identity theftDear Savvy Senior, What can seniors do to protect themselves from identity the
Savvy Senior: 10 ways seniors can avoid identity theft
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Dear Savvy Senior, What can seniors do to protect themselves from identity theft? My brother-in-law, who’s 77, recently had his identity stolen and I want to make sure it doesn’t happen to me. — Worried Relative Dear Worried, Great question! Each... Read more
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