Identity Theft

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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Missouri man admits job-related social security fraudSt. Louis. That’s where he pleaded guilty in April to four counts of Social Sec
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 18 minutes ago
St. Louis. That’s where he pleaded guilty in April to four counts of Social Security fraud and three counts of aggravated identity theft. Court document show that Higgins had been convicted of fraud before January of last year. Prosecutors say... Read more
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Market Watch
Start protecting yourself from mobile banking hackerssecure experience. Mobile app breaches represented less than 3% of all compute
Market Watch / Posted an hour ago
secure experience. Mobile app breaches represented less than 3% of all computer records hacked last year, according to the Identity Theft Research Center, a San Diego tracking firm. But don’t get cozy. A veritable flood of consumers is heading for... Read more
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The Star
Avoiding identity theft explored at Lifetree CaféPractical ways to protect yourself from identity theft will be revealed 7 p.m.
The Star / Posted 5 hours ago
Practical ways to protect yourself from identity theft will be revealed 7 p.m. CT Monday, Aug. 21 at Lifetree Café. The program—titled “They Hijacked My Life! How Vulnerable Are You to Identity Theft?”— features a filmed interview with... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Teachers in St. Louis area frustrated over unsolved ID theft caseswas obtained, and why most of the victims happen to work or live in the St. Lou
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 6 hours ago
was obtained, and why most of the victims happen to work or live in the St. Louis area. Glendale reported a case of identity theft involving the same retirement pension program. That victim also reported that someone fraudulently changed her... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Teachers in St. Louis area frustrated over unsolved ID theft caseswas obtained, and why most of the victims happen to work or live in the St. Lou
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 6 hours ago
was obtained, and why most of the victims happen to work or live in the St. Louis area. Glendale reported a case of identity theft involving the same retirement pension program. That victim also reported that someone fraudulently changed her... Read more
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Business Standard India
How US insurance firms get undocumented immigrants arrested and deportedit to stop.” Command and SouthEast have recently expanded to other states. Las
Business Standard India / Posted 8 hours ago
it to stop.” Command and SouthEast have recently expanded to other states. Last year, a woman in Georgia was arrested for identity theft after a cart ran over her foot at a meatpacking plant and Command turned her in to the state workers’ comp... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Accounting firm data breach latest in growing problemby RTV6. “Whitinger has provided potentially impacted individuals with informat
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 11 hours ago
by RTV6. “Whitinger has provided potentially impacted individuals with information on how to better protect against identity theft and fraud, as well as providing them with access to a dedicated hotline in case they have further... Read more
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TribLIVE
Armed man at Beaver County movie theater faces up to 10 years in prisondetermined the handgun had been reported stolen from Columbiana, Ohio. Gossett
TribLIVE / Posted 11 hours ago
determined the handgun had been reported stolen from Columbiana, Ohio. Gossett had a prior felony conviction for identity theft that barred him from possessing firearms. Gossett's father, Kyle Gossett, told the Associated Press last... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Men Rack up $1,600 in Stolen Credit During Shopping SpreeInvestigators are looking for two men who used stolen credit to make about $1,6
NBC San Diego / Posted 12 hours ago
Investigators are looking for two men who used stolen credit to make about $1,600 in unauthorized purchases in an identity theft case. By charging purchases to the victim's credit, the suspects went on a shopping spree at the Best Buy in Mira Mesa... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Here's what happens when a credit card company sues youwrong or that you may not be the proper owner at all. In another increasingly c
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 12 hours ago
wrong or that you may not be the proper owner at all. In another increasingly common scenario, you might be the victim of identity theft. If the debt is yours, you still have options. 2. Is the lawsuit timely? Companies only have a certain... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Here's what happens when a credit card company sues youwrong or that you may not be the proper owner at all. In another increasingly c
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 12 hours ago
wrong or that you may not be the proper owner at all. In another increasingly common scenario, you might be the victim of identity theft. If the debt is yours, you still have options. 2. Is the lawsuit timely? Companies only have a certain... Read more
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Daily Star
SAS faker in £31,000 dating scam jailed for fraudexplosion in Afghanistan. But a court heard that the scars were actually the r
Daily Star / Posted 17 hours ago
explosion in Afghanistan. But a court heard that the scars were actually the result of a drunken motorcycle crash. Identity theft: 9 Ways to prevent credit fraud. MENCRUEL: Conman Ian Reynolds spun a web of lies to lure victims into... Read more
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MLive.com
Previously deported Canadian sentenced to prison for identity theftwas made by Circuit Judge Roy C. Hayes III in Charlevoix County Circuit Court.
MLive.com / Posted 22 hours ago
was made by Circuit Judge Roy C. Hayes III in Charlevoix County Circuit Court. Browe was charged with her third offense of identity theft after police pulled her over on Feb. 18, 2016, for a traffic violation. The woman gave officers a driver's... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Saugerties man sentenced for assuming identity of another to obtain a passporton Tuesday to 25 months in federal prison followed by one-year of supervised re
Mid-Hudson News / Posted yesterday
on Tuesday to 25 months in federal prison followed by one-year of supervised release for convictions of aggravated identity theft and passport fraud. As part of his October 12, 2016 guilty plea, John Staccio, 68, admitted that in 1990 and... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
SF prosecutors didn’t object to release of man now accused in Twin Peaks killingattorney had access to Mims’ record, which included convictions in San Francisc
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
attorney had access to Mims’ record, which included convictions in San Francisco and San Mateo counties for burglary, identity theft and receiving stolen property. But they apparently did not realize that Mims’ public safety assessment score,... Read more
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BC Local News
West Kelowna cops report spike in theft from vehiclescredit cards, SIN card and even their passport, which not only opens up that pe
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
credit cards, SIN card and even their passport, which not only opens up that person to be further victimized through identity theft and fraud, but also poses significant challenges for them to obtain replacement forms of identification," said... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
SF prosecutors didn’t object to release of man now accused in Twin Peaks killingattorney had access to Mims’ record, which included convictions in San Francisc
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
attorney had access to Mims’ record, which included convictions in San Francisco and San Mateo counties for burglary, identity theft and receiving stolen property. But they apparently did not realize that Mims’ public safety assessment score,... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Police reports for the week of Aug. 16, 2017St NW (residence/home) -Harassment from 600 block Colonial Promenade Pkwy -Pr
Alabaster Reporter / Posted yesterday
St NW (residence/home) -Harassment from 600 block Colonial Promenade Pkwy -Property damage from JC Penney (parking lot) -Identity theft from 800 block Shady Oak Ln (residence/home) -Theft of property from WalMart (supermarket) -Menacing from... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Action 9 investigates popular ID protection servicefreeze on your credit reports, without a police report, there is a small fee.
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
freeze on your credit reports, without a police report, there is a small fee. LifeLock's full response to Action 9: "Identity theft is complicated and unfortunately impacts millions of consumers. We appreciate the opportunity to clarify some... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Police say the number of thefts is up 43 per cent in first seven months of 2017.credit cards, SIN card and even their passport, which not only opens up that pe
Kelowna Capital News / Posted yesterday
credit cards, SIN card and even their passport, which not only opens up that person to be further victimized through identity theft and fraud, but also poses significant challenges for them to obtain replacement forms of identification,” said... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Sheriff’s reports for the week of Aug. 16, 2017Lake Cir (residence/home) -Illegal possession/fraudulent use of credit/debit c
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted yesterday
Lake Cir (residence/home) -Illegal possession/fraudulent use of credit/debit card from 5000 block Post House Ln (bank) -Identity theft from 2700 block Corsair Dr (commercial) -Death investigation from 100 block Brantleyville Ln... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Police reports for the week of Aug. 16, 2017St NW (residence/home) -Harassment from 600 block Colonial Promenade Pkwy -Pr
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted yesterday
St NW (residence/home) -Harassment from 600 block Colonial Promenade Pkwy -Property damage from JC Penney (parking lot) -Identity theft from 800 block Shady Oak Ln (residence/home) -Theft of property from WalMart (supermarket) -Menacing from... Read more
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BC Local News
RCMP recent arrests include a stolen SUV used in multiple crimesthe suspect's arrest. Danielle Janet Ross faces, 36, has been charged with pos
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
the suspect's arrest. Danielle Janet Ross faces, 36, has been charged with possession of identity documents, two counts of identity theft, possession of stolen property under $5,000 and theft of a credit card. Shortly before 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 9th,... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Facial recognition IDs Mesa man accused of using dead brother's identityDepartment of Transportation began using facial recognition technology and trai
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted yesterday
Department of Transportation began using facial recognition technology and training in 2015 to protect Arizonans from identity theft, detectives have brought more than 100 cases to court. It’s a process that begins when a person applies for... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Saugerties man sentenced for assuming identity of another to obtain US passportto 25 months in federal prison followed by one-year of supervised release in co
Mid-Hudson News / Posted yesterday
to 25 months in federal prison followed by one-year of supervised release in connection with his convictions for aggravated identity theft and passport fraud. As part of his October 12, 2016 guilty plea, John Staccio, 68, admitted that in 1990 and... Read more
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Greenwich Time
What Businesses Can Do About a Trillion-Dollar Fraud Problemgeneral shift of ecommerce from the internet to mobile apps also presents an op
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
general shift of ecommerce from the internet to mobile apps also presents an opportunity for businesses to combat identity theft and fraud. In the mobile world, most applications do not have an anonymous “guest” mode like their website... Read more
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The News-Times
What Businesses Can Do About a Trillion-Dollar Fraud Problemgeneral shift of ecommerce from the internet to mobile apps also presents an op
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
general shift of ecommerce from the internet to mobile apps also presents an opportunity for businesses to combat identity theft and fraud. In the mobile world, most applications do not have an anonymous “guest” mode like their website... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
What Businesses Can Do About a Trillion-Dollar Fraud Problemgeneral shift of ecommerce from the internet to mobile apps also presents an op
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
general shift of ecommerce from the internet to mobile apps also presents an opportunity for businesses to combat identity theft and fraud. In the mobile world, most applications do not have an anonymous “guest” mode like their website... Read more
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Connecticut Post
What Businesses Can Do About a Trillion-Dollar Fraud Problemgeneral shift of ecommerce from the internet to mobile apps also presents an op
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
general shift of ecommerce from the internet to mobile apps also presents an opportunity for businesses to combat identity theft and fraud. In the mobile world, most applications do not have an anonymous “guest” mode like their website... Read more
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Drayton Valley Western Review
Girl sent to hospital after dog attackissues and receiving a call that they had to pay $400 to resolve the issue. The
Drayton Valley Western Review / Posted yesterday
issues and receiving a call that they had to pay $400 to resolve the issue. The individual paid, but the issues continued. IDENTITY THEFT Police received a report of a potential identity theft on 50 Street around 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 9. The... Read more
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NBC News
Scam alert! Your tax preparer could unwittingly pass on all your datato be on the lookout for the warning signs of these schemes and many others tha
NBC News / Posted yesterday
to be on the lookout for the warning signs of these schemes and many others that can contribute to data loss and identity theft,” IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said in a statement. “A few simple steps can protect tax professionals as... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
BBB: Scam alert for college students heading back to schoolto try to obtain personal and financial information. “In addition to the fact
Dayton Daily News / Posted yesterday
to try to obtain personal and financial information. “In addition to the fact that young adults take the longest to detect identity theft, there is a lot of opportunity for scammers to target students as they prepare for class,” said Warren King,... Read more
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NJ.com
Home health care aide accused of stealing patient's identityimpersonation and theft of moveable property, borough police said in a news rel
NJ.com / Posted yesterday
impersonation and theft of moveable property, borough police said in a news release. Police received a report of fraud and identity theft on March 10 after the patient's daughter discovered multiple unauthorized transactions while reviewing her... Read more
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The News & Observer
Employers’ background checks only work with the right info, Raleigh case showsaccording to Raleigh police. Natasha Rena Wright, 26, turned herself in on Mon
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
according to Raleigh police. Natasha Rena Wright, 26, turned herself in on Monday to face three felony charges – identity theft, larceny by employee and obtaining property by false pretense. According to an arrest warrant that police... Read more
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LinuxInsider.com
Securing Your Linux System Bit by Bitis probably not something you'll do often, knowing how definitely will serve yo
LinuxInsider.com / Posted yesterday
is probably not something you'll do often, knowing how definitely will serve you well in the rare instances when need to. Identity theft from forensically analyzing discarded drives happens all the time, and this simple procedure will go a long... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
BBB: Scam alert for college students heading back to schoolto try to obtain personal and financial information. "In addition to the fact
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
to try to obtain personal and financial information. "In addition to the fact that young adults take the longest to detect identity theft, there is a lot of opportunity for scammers to target students as they prepare for class," said Warren King,... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
BBB: Scam alert for college students heading back to schoolto try to obtain personal and financial information. "In addition to the fact
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
to try to obtain personal and financial information. "In addition to the fact that young adults take the longest to detect identity theft, there is a lot of opportunity for scammers to target students as they prepare for class," said Warren King,... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
BBB: Scam alert for college students heading back to schoolto try to obtain personal and financial information. "In addition to the fact
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
to try to obtain personal and financial information. "In addition to the fact that young adults take the longest to detect identity theft, there is a lot of opportunity for scammers to target students as they prepare for class," said Warren King,... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
BBB: Scam alert for college students heading back to schoolto try to obtain personal and financial information. "In addition to the fact
Dayton Daily News / Posted yesterday
to try to obtain personal and financial information. "In addition to the fact that young adults take the longest to detect identity theft, there is a lot of opportunity for scammers to target students as they prepare for class," said Warren King,... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
BBB: Scam alert for college students heading back to schoolto try to obtain personal and financial information. "In addition to the fact
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
to try to obtain personal and financial information. "In addition to the fact that young adults take the longest to detect identity theft, there is a lot of opportunity for scammers to target students as they prepare for class," said Warren King,... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Postal package had $2m worth of ecstasyand Organised Crime Branch, said police hope to lay further charges relating to
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
and Organised Crime Branch, said police hope to lay further charges relating to the manufacture of controlled drugs and identity theft. “These arrests follow co-operation at state and national level by several policing agencies and should act... Read more
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News.com.au
Postal package had $2m worth of ecstasyand Organised Crime Branch, said police hope to lay further charges relating to
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
and Organised Crime Branch, said police hope to lay further charges relating to the manufacture of controlled drugs and identity theft. “These arrests follow co-operation at state and national level by several policing agencies and should act... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Postal package had $2m worth of ecstasyand Organised Crime Branch, said police hope to lay further charges relating to
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
and Organised Crime Branch, said police hope to lay further charges relating to the manufacture of controlled drugs and identity theft. “These arrests follow co-operation at state and national level by several policing agencies and should act... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Ecstasy worth $2m seized in postal intercept, Adelaide men arrestedgranted bail and is expected to face the Port Adelaide Magistrates Court on Sep
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
granted bail and is expected to face the Port Adelaide Magistrates Court on September 11. SA Police Chief Inspector Tony Crameri said more charges were likely in relation to drug manufacturing and identity theft. More stories from South Aust... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Miscalculated score said to be behind release of alleged Twin Peaks killeralready was on felony probation in San Mateo County, having pleaded no contest
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
already was on felony probation in San Mateo County, having pleaded no contest to felony car burglary and misdemeanor identity theft in July 2016. His November arrest at Twin Peaks was considered a violation of his probation in San Mateo... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
How To Read Your Credit Reportyou must take immediate action with the creditors to close these accounts and l
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
you must take immediate action with the creditors to close these accounts and limit the damage. If you find evidence of identity theft, apply a credit freeze on your account to prevent any more fraudulent accounts to be opened without your... Read more
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Connecticut Post
How To Read Your Credit Reportyou must take immediate action with the creditors to close these accounts and l
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
you must take immediate action with the creditors to close these accounts and limit the damage. If you find evidence of identity theft, apply a credit freeze on your account to prevent any more fraudulent accounts to be opened without your... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
BBB: Scam alert for college students heading back to schoolto try to obtain personal and financial information. "In addition to the fact
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 2 days ago
to try to obtain personal and financial information. "In addition to the fact that young adults take the longest to detect identity theft, there is a lot of opportunity for scammers to target students as they prepare for class," said Warren King,... Read more
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Sun Star
Cabaero: Precedents for action against cyber offensespolice anti-cybercrime group reported in 2016 a total of 555 cases of online sw
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
police anti-cybercrime group reported in 2016 a total of 555 cases of online swindling, libel, threat, video voyeurism, identity theft and hacking. There are 54 million internet users in the Philippines as of June 2016, according to... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Use technology to stay safe from card skimmers, identity theftMidland and Odessa. Texas Department of Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller wa
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
Midland and Odessa. Texas Department of Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller was in town today helping you stay safe from identity theft. Fueling up, it's something everyone has to do, but getting your identity stole at the pump is something you... Read more
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