Identity Theft

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Los Angeles Times
In Sports Authority bankruptcy, customer e-mail data commands hefty sumentertained by that information is most likely to exploit it,” said Jay Edelson
In Sports Authority bankruptcy, customer e-mail data commands hefty sum
Los Angeles Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
entertained by that information is most likely to exploit it,” said Jay Edelson, a Chicago privacy attorney. “Whether it’s identity theft or a scheme to defraud people by selling other things to them or reselling that list.” Sports Authority and... Read more
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PhysOrg
US man claims Apple owes him a fortune for iPhone ideapictured in his abandoned patent application was "sucked into" the company's pr
US man claims Apple owes him a fortune for iPhone idea
PhysOrg / Posted 26 minutes ago
pictured in his abandoned patent application was "sucked into" the company's product line in a move he equated with identity theft. Apple launched the iPod MP3 player in 2001, and the first iPhone was introduced six years later. Ross said... Read more
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Daily Record
Stolen jewelry in Long Hill; DWI crash in Madison41, of Flushing, N.Y., who had recently been arrested by Fort Lee police for si
Stolen jewelry in Long Hill; DWI crash in Madison
Daily Record / Posted 43 minutes ago
41, of Flushing, N.Y., who had recently been arrested by Fort Lee police for similiar crimes. Voiculescu was charged with identity theft in Morris County and given a pending court date. LONG HILL •On June 19, a Gillette resident reported a theft... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
How to protect your data while travellingdata against people who are up to "no good" while you are on the road, here are
How to protect your data while travelling
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 49 minutes ago
data against people who are up to "no good" while you are on the road, here are some do's and don'ts from Robert Siciliano, identity theft expert with BestIDTheftCompanys.com. • Don't leave your spot without your device on you - not even for a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Dumpster diving' Apple accused of stealing iPhone ideapictured in his abandoned patent application was "sucked into" the company's pr
'Dumpster diving' Apple accused of stealing iPhone idea
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted an hour ago
pictured in his abandoned patent application was "sucked into" the company's product line in a move he equated with identity theft. Apple launched the iPod MP3 player in 2001, and the first iPhone was introduced six years later. Mr Ross... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
US man claims Apple owes him a fortune for iPhone ideapictured in his abandoned patent application was "sucked into" the company's pr
US man claims Apple owes him a fortune for iPhone idea
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted an hour ago
pictured in his abandoned patent application was "sucked into" the company's product line in a move he equated with identity theft. Apple launched the iPod MP3 player in 2001, and the first iPhone was introduced six years later. Ross said... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Woman stole ID to avoid baby delivery chargesthe fastest growing crime in the country right now," Officer John Ulrich with T
Woman stole ID to avoid baby delivery charges
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 2 hours ago
the fastest growing crime in the country right now," Officer John Ulrich with Tarpon Springs Police said while referring to identity theft in general. "Anything they can obtain services with, they'll use your ID to do so." "It literally just hit me... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Owings Mills man sentenced to prison in bank fraud schemeprosecutors said. In addition to Hicks, three others also have pleaded guilty
Owings Mills man sentenced to prison in bank fraud scheme
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
prosecutors said. In addition to Hicks, three others also have pleaded guilty to bank fraud conspiracy and aggravated identity theft in the scheme and have sentencing schedule in the coming months. In addition to the prison sentence, U.S.... Read more
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The Brown and White
2d suspect arrested in fraudulent oxycodone scheme, authorities saya controlled substance by misrepresentation, in addition to a misdemeanor drug
2d suspect arrested in fraudulent oxycodone scheme, authorities say
The Brown and White / Posted 2 hours ago
a controlled substance by misrepresentation, in addition to a misdemeanor drug charge and two misdemeanor counts of identity theft. Longenbach and Faden were also arraigned Sunday before on-call District Judge Richard Yetter III on similar... Read more
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News 8000
News 8 Investigates: The Cost of Credit Report Mistakesfile a police report and start the process to determine if the mistake is the r
News 8 Investigates: The Cost of Credit Report Mistakes
News 8000 / Posted 3 hours ago
file a police report and start the process to determine if the mistake is the result of a credit reporting error or identity theft, Marcon says people should bring in proof. “Whatever documents you've got from that creditor that you don't... Read more
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WALB Albany
Police issue pictures of wanted peoplein Fitzgerald, Douglas, Tifton, and Moultrie. She has active warrants ranging
Police issue pictures of wanted people
WALB Albany / Posted 3 hours ago
in Fitzgerald, Douglas, Tifton, and Moultrie. She has active warrants ranging from felony financial transaction card fraud to identity theft and fraud. The suspects are believed to be a Scion SUV. It was caught on video in Fitzgerald and Do... Read more
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Bankrate.com
IRS outlines new ways to fight tax fraudlooking to up those numbers next year.More information sharing One of the keys
IRS outlines new ways to fight tax fraud
Bankrate.com / Posted 4 hours ago
looking to up those numbers next year.More information sharing One of the keys in the 2017 tax fraud fight will be a new Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Information Sharing & Analysis Center. The IRS likens the planned program to early warning... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
31 Va. Noodles & Company stores possibly affected by security breachthe information in the release posted above for more general guidance on how to
31 Va. Noodles & Company stores possibly affected by security breach
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 5 hours ago
the information in the release posted above for more general guidance on how to better protect against the possibility of identity theft involving your Social Security number.” If you have any questions or would like additional information... Read more
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Quartz
Illegal ghost workers are lining their bosses’ pockets in a whole new wayAside from facing deportation for being in the country illegally, they are expo
Illegal ghost workers are lining their bosses’ pockets in a whole new way
Quartz / Posted 6 hours ago
Aside from facing deportation for being in the country illegally, they are exposed to criminal charges and jail time for identity theft. Some states, such as Arizona, have been using identity-theft laws to prosecute undocumented immigrants. In... Read more
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The News & Observer
Man accused of using fraudulent plastic to charge $85,000 in purchasesof $85,000. Benjamin Cassidy Hames of 5125 Wickham Road, was arrested on warra
Man accused of using fraudulent plastic to charge $85,000 in purchases
The News & Observer / Posted 6 hours ago
of $85,000. Benjamin Cassidy Hames of 5125 Wickham Road, was arrested on warrants from Garner and Cary police alleging identity theft and financial card fraud and another in which Raleigh police accused him of cashing two checks drawn on a... Read more
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FOX Business
Will Intel Corporation Sell Its Cybersecurity Business?That's because demand for cybersecurity services will likely soar due to a spik
Will Intel Corporation Sell Its Cybersecurity Business?
FOX Business / Posted 7 hours ago
That's because demand for cybersecurity services will likely soar due to a spike in personal data breaches, which the Identity Theft Resource Center reports nearly doubled to 169 million last year. Why would Intel sell its security... Read more
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FOX Business
Will Intel Corporation Sell Its Cybersecurity Business?That's because demand for cybersecurity services will likely soar due to a spik
Will Intel Corporation Sell Its Cybersecurity Business?
FOX Business / Posted 7 hours ago
That's because demand for cybersecurity services will likely soar due to a spike in personal data breaches, which the Identity Theft Resource Center reports nearly doubled to 169 million last year. Why would Intel sell its security... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Report of active shooter at Joint Base Andrews a 'misunderstanding'Nile virus Wednesday. It's the first detection of the virus in Grant County thi
Report of active shooter at Joint Base Andrews a 'misunderstanding'
KHQ Spokane / Posted 7 hours ago
Nile virus Wednesday. It's the first detection of the virus in Grant County this season. Man charged with 71 counts of identity theft after lengthy investigationMan charged with 71 counts of identity theft after lengthy investigation SPOKANE... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Joint Base Andrews Under Lockdown After Report of Active ShooterNile virus Wednesday. It's the first detection of the virus in Grant County thi
Joint Base Andrews Under Lockdown After Report of Active Shooter
KHQ Spokane / Posted 8 hours ago
Nile virus Wednesday. It's the first detection of the virus in Grant County this season. Man charged with 71 counts of identity theft after lengthy investigationMan charged with 71 counts of identity theft after lengthy investigation SPOKANE... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side News & NotesSummit County Consumer Affairs and other organizations. “With the amount of pe
West Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 9 hours ago
Summit County Consumer Affairs and other organizations. “With the amount of personal information exchanged digitally, identity theft is more prevalent than ever,” said David Burden, project manager at the VSC. “This free workshop provides... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bill Proposes Sh20 Million Fine for Spewing Hatredpublic services. The draft law details a wide range of stringent measures to a
Bill Proposes Sh20 Million Fine for Spewing Hatred
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
public services. The draft law details a wide range of stringent measures to also curb other crimes such as child abuse, identity theft, child pornography, online fraud, radicalization, money-laundering and hate speech. If enacted to law, the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Wyckoff: Police Blotter, June 30assisted. June 16 - At 4:22 p.m., Detective Sgt. Soto took a report from a Wyc
Wyckoff: Police Blotter, June 30
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 10 hours ago
assisted. June 16 - At 4:22 p.m., Detective Sgt. Soto took a report from a Wyckoff resident as they were the victim of identity theft and fraud. The resident reported that he received notification that his postal mail was to be forwarded to an... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
June 30 Public Recordof 179 Stephens Lane, Thomasville, was charged with three counts of misdemeanor
June 30 Public Record
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 15 hours ago
of 179 Stephens Lane, Thomasville, was charged with three counts of misdemeanor financial card fraud and three counts of identity theft, $10,000 unsecured bond, July 11. LARCENIES The following larcenies more than $1,000 were reported to the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, June 29thNile virus Wednesday. It's the first detection of the virus in Grant County thi
Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, June 29th
KHQ Spokane / Posted 16 hours ago
Nile virus Wednesday. It's the first detection of the virus in Grant County this season. Man charged with 71 counts of identity theft after lengthy investigationMan charged with 71 counts of identity theft after lengthy investigation SPOKANE... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Sheriff: Grizzly kills bicyclist near Glacier National ParkNile virus Wednesday. It's the first detection of the virus in Grant County thi
Sheriff: Grizzly kills bicyclist near Glacier National Park
KHQ Spokane / Posted 17 hours ago
Nile virus Wednesday. It's the first detection of the virus in Grant County this season. Man charged with 71 counts of identity theft after lengthy investigationMan charged with 71 counts of identity theft after lengthy investigation SPOKANE... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Moses Lake assistant principal not charged after student complaintNile virus Wednesday. It's the first detection of the virus in Grant County thi
Moses Lake assistant principal not charged after student complaint
KHQ Spokane / Posted 17 hours ago
Nile virus Wednesday. It's the first detection of the virus in Grant County this season. Man charged with 71 counts of identity theft after lengthy investigationMan charged with 71 counts of identity theft after lengthy investigation SPOKANE... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Fire crews quickly contain small brush fire near Airway HeightsNile virus Wednesday. It's the first detection of the virus in Grant County thi
Fire crews quickly contain small brush fire near Airway Heights
KHQ Spokane / Posted 17 hours ago
Nile virus Wednesday. It's the first detection of the virus in Grant County this season. Man charged with 71 counts of identity theft after lengthy investigationMan charged with 71 counts of identity theft after lengthy investigation SPOKANE... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem area man accused of faking prescriptions for hundreds of painkiller pillswas charged Wednesday with obtaining a drug by fraud or forgery, possession of
Bethlehem area man accused of faking prescriptions for hundreds of painkiller pills
The Morning Call / Posted 18 hours ago
was charged Wednesday with obtaining a drug by fraud or forgery, possession of a controlled substance and two counts of identity theft. He was arraigned by District Judge James J. Narlesky, who committed him to Northampton County Prison under... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
AirBnB host comes home to ransacked housestolen by the renter or one of the renter's guests, someone stole the host's pe
AirBnB host comes home to ransacked house
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 19 hours ago
stolen by the renter or one of the renter's guests, someone stole the host's personal information that could be used for identity theft. The host told Willis the process of renting out his unit on the popular service started out... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
How to protect your home this fire seasonNile virus Wednesday. It's the first detection of the virus in Grant County thi
How to protect your home this fire season
KHQ Spokane / Posted 19 hours ago
Nile virus Wednesday. It's the first detection of the virus in Grant County this season. Man charged with 71 counts of identity theft after lengthy investigationMan charged with 71 counts of identity theft after lengthy investigation SPOKANE... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Cherry harvest off to an early start in the Inland NorthwestNile virus Wednesday. It's the first detection of the virus in Grant County thi
Cherry harvest off to an early start in the Inland Northwest
KHQ Spokane / Posted 19 hours ago
Nile virus Wednesday. It's the first detection of the virus in Grant County this season. Man charged with 71 counts of identity theft after lengthy investigationMan charged with 71 counts of identity theft after lengthy investigation SPOKANE... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Man decapitated acquaintance he suspected of raping his girlfriendNile virus Wednesday. It's the first detection of the virus in Grant County thi
Man decapitated acquaintance he suspected of raping his girlfriend
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 20 hours ago
Nile virus Wednesday. It's the first detection of the virus in Grant County this season. Man charged with 71 counts of identity theft after lengthy investigationMan charged with 71 counts of identity theft after lengthy investigation SPOKANE... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Three from Montana arrested on drug charges in IdahoNile virus Wednesday. It's the first detection of the virus in Grant County thi
Three from Montana arrested on drug charges in Idaho
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 20 hours ago
Nile virus Wednesday. It's the first detection of the virus in Grant County this season. Man charged with 71 counts of identity theft after lengthy investigationMan charged with 71 counts of identity theft after lengthy investigation SPOKANE... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Blotter: Morgan County Sheriff's Office June 28, 2016Office on 801 E. Beaver Ave. The case is still under investigation. June 26 8
Blotter: Morgan County Sheriff's Office June 28, 2016
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 20 hours ago
Office on 801 E. Beaver Ave. The case is still under investigation. June 26 8:38 p.m. Deputies responded to a report of identity theft at the Morgan County Sheriff's Office on 801 E. Beaver Ave. The case is still under investigation. June... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Man accused of filing fake tax returns through internet scamincome tax returns. Steven Pjevach pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of
Man accused of filing fake tax returns through internet scam
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 21 hours ago
income tax returns. Steven Pjevach pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of theft of government money, aggravated identity theft and corrupt interference with the administration of Internal Revenue Service Laws. An indictment filed in May... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
San Marino police arrest San Gabriel man and woman in alleged burglary spreeofficials said. Arthur Edward Hernandez, 31, and Tracey Lee Viera, 42, were bo
San Marino police arrest San Gabriel man and woman in alleged burglary spree
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 22 hours ago
officials said. Arthur Edward Hernandez, 31, and Tracey Lee Viera, 42, were booked on suspicion of burglary, grand theft, identity theft, receiving stolen property and trespassing following their arrests shortly after 9 a.m. in the 2300 block of... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Man charged with 71 counts of identity theft after lengthy investigation SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley and Spokane County Sheriff's Investiga
Man charged with 71 counts of identity theft after lengthy investigation
KHQ Spokane / Posted 22 hours ago
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley and Spokane County Sheriff's Investigative Task Force (ITF)... Read more
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Northern Star
ACCC warns of gift card scammay also begin to receive unsolicited emails and phone calls requesting more in
ACCC warns of gift card scam
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
may also begin to receive unsolicited emails and phone calls requesting more information that the scammer may use to commit identity theft and other fraud. Be alert to unsolicited offers - while some offers may be legitimate sometimes they are... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Spokane Valley man charged with 71 counts of identity theftSPOKANE, Wash --- Spokane Valley Police officials said they arrested a man on m
Spokane Valley man charged with 71 counts of identity theft
KREM.com Spokane / Posted yesterday
SPOKANE, Wash --- Spokane Valley Police officials said they arrested a man on multiple accounts of identity theft and set his bond at $1 million. Officials said after a months’ long investigation, Peter G. Reuteler was arrested for multiple accounts... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Jailed ID theft suspect facing nearly six dozen chargesA prolific identity theft suspect has been arrested and jailed after detectives
Jailed ID theft suspect facing nearly six dozen charges
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted yesterday
A prolific identity theft suspect has been arrested and jailed after detectives slapped him with nearly six dozen charges that affect 30 victims in several states. Peter Reuteler, 37, was arrested on 71 charges – 60 felonies and 11 misdemeanors –... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Home D for $18,000 IRD fraudA Whangarei mother who, along with her partner, fraudulently obtained more than
Home D for $18,000 IRD fraud
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
A Whangarei mother who, along with her partner, fraudulently obtained more than $18,000 from Inland Revenue through identity theft has been spared jail time. Bobby Jo Opai, 30, hatched a plan with her partner to steal $18,250 between August and... Read more
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ABC Montana
Man accused of filing fake tax returns through internet scamincome tax returns. Steven Pjevach pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of
Man accused of filing fake tax returns through internet scam
ABC Montana / Posted yesterday
income tax returns. Steven Pjevach pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of theft of government money, aggravated identity theft and corrupt interference with the administration of Internal Revenue Service Laws. An indictment filed in May... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Man accused of filing fake tax returns through internet scamincome tax returns. Steven Pjevach pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of
Man accused of filing fake tax returns through internet scam
KULR-8 Billings / Posted yesterday
income tax returns. Steven Pjevach pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of theft of government money, aggravated identity theft and corrupt interference with the administration of Internal Revenue Service Laws. An indictment filed in May... Read more
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iol.co.za
'Identity theft is ruining my life'of Home Affairs Mayihlome Tshwete explained what to do if you suspect your iden
'Identity theft is ruining my life'
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
of Home Affairs Mayihlome Tshwete explained what to do if you suspect your identity has been stolen. In instances of identity theft, individuals should report the matter to the police and present the proof to Home Affairs. Upon presentation... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Police make arrest related to fatal shootings in trailerCounty Jail on suspicion of first-degree murder, second-degree murder, attempte
Police make arrest related to fatal shootings in trailer
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
County Jail on suspicion of first-degree murder, second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder and second-degree identity theft. Another man, 23-year-old Enrique "Ricky" Lamere, was also booked into jail Wednesday morning on suspicion of... Read more
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The Columbian
Police make arrest in triple-fatal shootings in trailerCounty Jail on suspicion of first-degree murder, second-degree murder, attempte
Police make arrest in triple-fatal shootings in trailer
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
County Jail on suspicion of first-degree murder, second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder and second-degree identity theft. Another man, 23-year-old Enrique “Ricky” Lamere, was also booked into jail Wednesday morning on suspicion of... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Man accused of filing fake tax returns through internet scamincome tax returns. Steven Pjevach pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of
Man accused of filing fake tax returns through internet scam
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
income tax returns. Steven Pjevach pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of theft of government money, aggravated identity theft and corrupt interference with the administration of Internal Revenue Service Laws. An indictment filed in May... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Berwyn for June 29as ComEd representatives over the phone and asking for payment was reported at
Berwyn for June 29
My Suburban Life / Posted yesterday
as ComEd representatives over the phone and asking for payment was reported at 4:23 p.m. June 20 in the 2200 block of South Clinton Avenue. An incident involving identity theft was reported at 7:03 p.m. June 20 in the 6400 block of West 27th P... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
AAA Offers Tips to Protect Your Home While Awaydeterrent to burglars. You may also receive a discount on your insurance rates.
AAA Offers Tips to Protect Your Home While Away
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted yesterday
deterrent to burglars. You may also receive a discount on your insurance rates. • Don’t forget to protect yourself from identity theft while on vacation by tracking your credit and finances with a monitoring service. Be aware that not all of... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
City notes: Jacksonville Suns join Dear Orlando postcard campaignChief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater�s On Guard for Seniors initiative launched
City notes: Jacksonville Suns join Dear Orlando postcard campaign
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater�s On Guard for Seniors initiative launched in 2012 delving into topics like annuities, identity theft, reverse mortgages and long-term care insurance. Operation S.A.F.E. � Stop Adult Financial Exploitation �... Read more
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