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Lapeer Area View
Lakestone offers advice on breach | October 19, 2017consumers if they may be affected by the breach, provides additional informatio
Lapeer Area View / Posted 52 minutes ago
consumers if they may be affected by the breach, provides additional information on the breach, and offers complimentary identity theft protection and credit file monitoring. This information is available at www.equifaxsecurity2017.com. To... Read more
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The Star
GFWC Wewahitchka Woman's Club newsMs. Holloway did not win the GFWC Florida Jennie Award, she is an inspiration t
The Star / Posted an hour ago
Ms. Holloway did not win the GFWC Florida Jennie Award, she is an inspiration to her club and to all that know her Identity theft At our October meeting we were extremely appreciative for Gulf County Sheriff Mike Harrison and Capt. Chris... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
FBI helps rescue 84 children from sex traffickinga felon. Terrence Martell Williams (Photo: Marion County Sheriff's Office) W
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 5 hours ago
a felon. Terrence Martell Williams (Photo: Marion County Sheriff's Office) Williams, who was convicted of two counts of identity theft in January, was on probation when he was arrested. According to court records, he was arrested multiple times... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Community Listings (Oct. 19)Union on Friday, October 27 at 2:30 p.m. in the Library’s 2rd-floor meeting roo
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 5 hours ago
Union on Friday, October 27 at 2:30 p.m. in the Library’s 2rd-floor meeting room. This workshop will cover preventing identity theft and fraud. This free workshop is presented by a Quinte First Credit Union representative and contains no sales... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Nevada is 7th most vulnerable state for identity theftAccording to a new study by WalletHub, Nevada is the 7th most vulnerable state
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 5 hours ago
According to a new study by WalletHub, Nevada is the 7th most vulnerable state for identity theft and fraud. The state also has the most statesecurity-freeze laws for minors' credit reports and ranks 6th for fraud and other complaints per... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
3 arrested in connection with a stolen vehicle, identity theft investigationThree people are behind bars in connection to a stolen vehicle and identity the
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 6 hours ago
Three people are behind bars in connection to a stolen vehicle and identity theft investigation in Odessa. We’re told police were patrolling the Parkway Inn located at 3071 East Highway 80. Police said they observed a red 2013 Ford F-150 with... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
BCSO teaches people about crime prevention“We see quite a few cases of different types of scams in Barton County and it i
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
“We see quite a few cases of different types of scams in Barton County and it is good that they are being reported to us.” Identity theft, internet fraud and ponzi schemes have all been committed in Barton County, along with telemarketing fraud,... Read more
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Times Leader
Their opinion: Time for a less hacker-friendly Social Security systemAmericans had their Social Security numbers and vital financial information exp
Times Leader / Posted 9 hours ago
Americans had their Social Security numbers and vital financial information exposed to theft. The threat of massive-scale identity theft is very real. Equifax is only the latest of multiple, large-scale data-hacking incidents. It’s time for the... Read more
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KTVN Reno
2 California money laundering suspects arrested in Arizonaseized after a warrant was served. Police say Podgurski and Farmer were booked
KTVN Reno / Posted 9 hours ago
seized after a warrant was served. Police say Podgurski and Farmer were booked into a Maricopa County jail on suspicion of identity theft, conspiracy to commit money laundering, conspiracy to advertise falsely and conspiracy to access computers... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
After Equifax Hack, Calls For Big Changes In Credit Reporting IndustryEquifax security breach — the largest known theft of Social Security numbers in
KPBS San Diego / Posted 9 hours ago
Equifax security breach — the largest known theft of Social Security numbers in history — has lawmakers, prosecutors and identity theft victims like Mifflin angry with the company. The revelations have put a spotlight on the industry, raising... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan among states most vulnerable to identity theft, report saysMichigan is among the states most vulnerable to identity theft. According to a
MLive.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Michigan is among the states most vulnerable to identity theft. According to a study released by the personal finance website Wallethub on Wednesday, Michigan is the 7th most vulnerable state for the increasingly-problematic crime. 2017 is on track... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
NYC waitress charged with scamming widow out of nearly $500Ka decade ago, building trust and eventually gaining access to her money. Legall
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 hours ago
a decade ago, building trust and eventually gaining access to her money. Legall has been arraigned on grand larceny and identity theft charges. Prosecutors say the widow let Legall purchase small items at local stores, but they say she went on... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Bellino introduces bill calling for free credit freeze optionof sensitive material from banks to credit-reporting companies,” said Bellino,
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 12 hours ago
of sensitive material from banks to credit-reporting companies,” said Bellino, R-Monroe. “Freezes can lessen the chances of identity theft. Whether or not lawbreakers can prey on your available information shouldn’t be a money decision for residents... Read more
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Newser
Identity Theft, Fraud Are Worst in These 10 StatesIdentity Theft, Fraud Worst in These 10 States: List Read Less, Know More on F
Newser / Posted 14 hours ago
Identity Theft, Fraud Worst in These 10 States: List Read Less, Know More on Facebook and Twitter Get The Morning 8: The eight stories you need to know, bright and early. Identify Theft, Fraud Worst in This State Get The Morning 8: The eight... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Birchwood Pike Resident Facing Multiple Theft Chargesof 9823 Birchwood Pike, is charged with theft over $1,000, theft under $1,000,
The Chattanoogan / Posted 14 hours ago
of 9823 Birchwood Pike, is charged with theft over $1,000, theft under $1,000, four cases of burglary, four cases of theft, identity theft, fraudulent use of a credit card, violating bicycle safety and not having a lamp on her bicycle. A county... Read more
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iafrica.com
South Africans at risk after data breachdata breach involving the personal details of an estimated 33 million South Afr
iafrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
data breach involving the personal details of an estimated 33 million South Africans has raised concerns over its use for identity theft and other criminal activity. An Australian-based security developer made the discovery on Tuesday but the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Study finds Californians most vulnerable to identity theft, fraudof Homeland Security and National Conference of State Legislatures, WalletHub e
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 hours ago
of Homeland Security and National Conference of State Legislatures, WalletHub evaluated states based on criteria such as identity theft complaints per capita and average amount lost per theft. States’ policies to deter fraud and identity theft... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Huge SA data breach raises identity theft concerns Australian security developer Troy Hunt says the 23 gigabytes of data contain
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 hours ago
Australian security developer Troy Hunt says the 23 gigabytes of data contains significant details, including the ID numbers of 33 million South Africans. Picture: pixabay.com. JOHANNESBURG - The... Read more
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The State News
MSU and East Lansing crime roundup: Oct. 9-15and a weapons offense. Cases of counterfeiting and impersonation occurred at t
The State News / Posted 16 hours ago
and a weapons offense. Cases of counterfeiting and impersonation occurred at the administration building and a case of identity theft was reported from MSUPD. Both of the burglaries reported on the log — at Akers and Wonders Hall — occurred on... Read more
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New Kerala
Cross-Industry Fraud Increasing; Trend Drives Organizations to Share Data for Mutual Benefit, According to LexisNexis Risk Solutions Annual Study - newkerala news #281532cost is in the billions of dollars of losses, with fraud mitigation professiona
New Kerala / Posted 16 hours ago
cost is in the billions of dollars of losses, with fraud mitigation professionals saying their biggest concerns stem from identity theft (41 percent), hacking (36 percent), employee fraud (33 percent) and claims fraud (31 percent). "Fraud has... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Elderly widow allegedly bilked out of $500k by New York City diner waitressa decade ago, building trust and eventually gaining access to her money. Legall
Calgary Sun / Posted 16 hours ago
a decade ago, building trust and eventually gaining access to her money. Legall was arraigned Tuesday on grand larceny and identity theft charges. Prosecutors say the victim let Legall purchase small items at local stores, but they say she went on... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Report: Michigan ranks #6 for vulnerability to identity theft, fraudWASHINGTON – According to a new report, residents in Michigan are the 6th most
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 17 hours ago
WASHINGTON – According to a new report, residents in Michigan are the 6th most vulnerable in the country for identity theft and fraud. WalletHub.com posted the list of States Most Vulnerable to Identity Theft and Fraud. The five states worse than... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Two arrested in Chadbourn home invasionNC Department of Public Safety website states that Stephens was released from p
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 17 hours ago
NC Department of Public Safety website states that Stephens was released from prison in May after serving three months for a common law robbery conviction. Askew has previous convictions for identity theft/fraud and possession of a firearm by a fel... Read more
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The News & Observer
How vulnerable is your state to identity theft and fraud, like the Equifax breach?report looked at eight key metrics to rank the 50 states and the District of Co
The News & Observer / Posted 18 hours ago
report looked at eight key metrics to rank the 50 states and the District of Columbia based on their vulnerability to identity theft and fraud. The weightiest of those categories are identity theft and fraud complaints per capita, and average... Read more
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Daily Mail
The hotline felon! Crook-turned-model Jeremy Meeks chats on phonefor two years in 2014. Before that, he had been in court over offences includi
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
for two years in 2014. Before that, he had been in court over offences including resisting arrest, negligent driving and identity theft. In 2002 he served two years for grand theft — stealing £230 worth of goods. There was also a conviction for... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Police blottersuspect was operated on an outstanding warrant and also charged with OVI, theft
Dayton Daily News / Posted yesterday
suspect was operated on an outstanding warrant and also charged with OVI, theft and open container. BELLBROOK (Sept. 11) – Identity theft was reported from Hillrise Circle. BELLBROOK (Sept. 12) – A Shore Drive resident reported that someone... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking ReportPLEASANT STREET APT A EASTRIDGE, 37412 Age at Arrest: 26 years old Arresting
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
PLEASANT STREET APT A EASTRIDGE, 37412 Age at Arrest: 26 years old Arresting Agency: East Ridge VIOLATION OF PROBATION (THEFT OF PROPERTY UNDER 50 BOYD, DOMINIQUE LAVON 2113 GARFIELD STREET CHATTANOOGA, 37404 Age at Arrest: 19 years... Read more
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The Register
IRS tax bods tells Americans to chill out about Equifaxhas tooled up to deal with fraudulent tax claims. In his prepared remarks, the
The Register / Posted yesterday
has tooled up to deal with fraudulent tax claims. In his prepared remarks, the commissioner said "We’ve seen the number of identity theft-related tax returns fall by about two-thirds since 2015. Over the past two years, fewer false returns have... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Brooklyn waitress befriends 84-old widow, steals $470K from her: DAhotels. She also spent the stolen money at clubs and restaurants in Miami and o
WPIX 11 New York / Posted yesterday
hotels. She also spent the stolen money at clubs and restaurants in Miami and other parts of Florida. She was indicted on grand larceny and identity theft charges. Legall faces up to five to 15 years in prison if convicted on the larceny c... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Man in custody for shooting at officers charged with 2012 Coachella murderunregistered AR-15 .223 caliber semi-automatic assault rifle, loaded high-capac
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
unregistered AR-15 .223 caliber semi-automatic assault rifle, loaded high-capacity AR-15 rifle magazine, ammunition, just under a pound of methamphetamine, 11 grams of heroin and "multiple items of identity theft'' inside a parked car h... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Sonic data breach hits close to homeis offering customers who used their cards at their locations this year to rece
Great Bend Tribune / Posted yesterday
is offering customers who used their cards at their locations this year to receive 24 months of free fraud detection and identity theft protection through Experian’s IdentityWorks program. To take advantage of these free services, they can enroll... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Local resident falls victim to a scam and loses $1,000eBay cards. Due to the high number of scams being reported, the Bureau County
Bureau County Republican / Posted yesterday
eBay cards. Due to the high number of scams being reported, the Bureau County Sheriff’s Office is offering free booklets on how to protect against identity theft and online scammers. Booklets can be picked up in the lobby at the sheriff’s... Read more
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EuroNews
What to Do If Your Financial Information is Stolencommon crimes are not Taken-style abductions or home invasions, but the theft o
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
common crimes are not Taken-style abductions or home invasions, but the theft of personal information. In fact, last year, identity theft and fraud cost consumers more than $16 billion, with about 15.4 million people counted as victims. This is up... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Online voter registration form may violate law that created it, elections chief sayssuch as the issued date of a Florida driver license or state ID card, provides
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
such as the issued date of a Florida driver license or state ID card, provides another layer of protection against voter identity theft as this information should only be known by the individual registering to vote.” The online voter... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Charlotte man to serve 5 years after stealing identities of 10 peoplesentence with three years of supervised release in U.S. District Court Tuesday
WCNC Charlotte / Posted yesterday
sentence with three years of supervised release in U.S. District Court Tuesday for bank fraud conspiracy and aggravated identity theft. According to court documents, Bowden’s crimes occurred between December 2015 and July 2016. Prosecutors said... Read more
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NBC New York
NYC Diner Waitress Befriends Elderly Widow, Steals $470Kname on horse-betting websites. Legall was arraigned in Brooklyn Supreme Court
NBC New York / Posted yesterday
name on horse-betting websites. Legall was arraigned in Brooklyn Supreme Court Tuesday on grand larceny, forgery and identity theft charges. She was ordered held on $2.5 million bail. She's set to return to court on Dec. 6. She faces up to... Read more
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The Hill
IRS: ‘Significant’ number of Equifax victims already had info accessed by cyber criminalsthan a month between May and June. The hack has stirred widespread fears of the
The Hill / Posted yesterday
than a month between May and June. The hack has stirred widespread fears of the potential for Americans to fall victim to identity theft. The IRS touted its data security efforts ahead of the 2018 tax filing season on Tuesday during a briefing on... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
IRS issues reminder to taxpayers as scams continue across the nationwarned taxpayers to remain vigilant to scams as they continue to be reported ar
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted yesterday
warned taxpayers to remain vigilant to scams as they continue to be reported around the country. Phishing, phone scams and identity theft top the list of items normally reported. However, following hurricanes and other disasters, the IRS urged... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
IRS issues reminder to taxpayers as scams continue across the nationwarned taxpayers to remain vigilant to scams as they continue to be reported ar
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted yesterday
warned taxpayers to remain vigilant to scams as they continue to be reported around the country. Phishing, phone scams and identity theft top the list of items normally reported. However, following hurricanes and other disasters, the IRS urged... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
IRS issues reminder to taxpayers as scams continue across the nationwarned taxpayers to remain vigilant to scams as they continue to be reported ar
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted yesterday
warned taxpayers to remain vigilant to scams as they continue to be reported around the country. Phishing, phone scams and identity theft top the list of items normally reported. However, following hurricanes and other disasters, the IRS urged... Read more
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WALB Albany
IRS issues reminder to taxpayers as scams continue across the nationwarned taxpayers to remain vigilant to scams as they continue to be reported ar
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
warned taxpayers to remain vigilant to scams as they continue to be reported around the country. Phishing, phone scams and identity theft top the list of items normally reported. However, following hurricanes and other disasters, the IRS urged... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
IRS issues reminder to taxpayers as scams continue across the nationwarned taxpayers to remain vigilant to scams as they continue to be reported ar
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
warned taxpayers to remain vigilant to scams as they continue to be reported around the country. Phishing, phone scams and identity theft top the list of items normally reported. However, following hurricanes and other disasters, the IRS urged... Read more
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Boston Herald
License fakers soaringsaid Scott, adding that the fraudulent suspensions reported by RMV officials co
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
said Scott, adding that the fraudulent suspensions reported by RMV officials could be reviewed and prosecuted for possible identity theft — giving authorities a chance to go after people potentially involved in drug dealing or other criminal... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Man pleads not guilty to 2016 hostage case 
on Independence Passthat saw a felony theft count dismissed. In the 2017 case, he said, also as par
Aspen Daily News / Posted yesterday
that saw a felony theft count dismissed. In the 2017 case, he said, also as part of a plea deal, he was guilty of attempted identity theft and check fraud, both felonies, and misdemeanor theft. Charges of identity theft, use of a computer to commit... Read more
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Daily Mail
One thing he can't quit! Jeremy Meeks puffs on cigarette amid divorcefor two years in 2014. Before that, he had been in court over offences includi
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
for two years in 2014. Before that, he had been in court over offences including resisting arrest, negligent driving and identity theft. In 2002 he served two years for grand theft — stealing £230 worth of goods. There was also a conviction for... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Judge orders civil commitment proceedingsanother man's credit card number and running up nearly $9,000 in charges. Rona
The Aspen Times / Posted 2 days ago
another man's credit card number and running up nearly $9,000 in charges. Ronald Heffner, 31, pleaded guilty to attempted identity theft and check fraud — both felonies — as well as two misdemeanor counts of theft. One of the theft counts relates... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Ex-animal control manager used county funds for gas masks, gold, county sayscounty officials in September. Randall Ray Brown was indicted last week on 58
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
county officials in September. Randall Ray Brown was indicted last week on 58 charges, including theft, money laundering, identity theft and official misconduct. Brown worked for the Multnomah County animal services team between September 2014 and... Read more
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The Washington Times
Americans leery of sports and politicson all the schools at WhatWillTheyLearn.com. • 66 percent of Americans say the
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
on all the schools at WhatWillTheyLearn.com. • 66 percent of Americans say they have never been a victim of online identity theft; 14 percent say they were a victim once, 8 percent were a victim multiple times. • 53 percent say their... Read more
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CBS Denver
Woman Arrested After Attempting To Shoot Squirrel At Coffee Shopwitness told police she froze in her tracks until Morrison put the gun away. M
CBS Denver / Posted 2 days ago
witness told police she froze in her tracks until Morrison put the gun away. Morrison extensive criminal record includes felony arrests for theft, vehicle theft, identity theft, trespassing and eluding, in addition to DUI and... Read more
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Business Wire
Sonic Fiscal 2017 Earnings Per Share Increase 12% Driven by Refranchising Gains and Asset Salesat certain Sonic Drive-In locations. As a precautionary measure, the company of
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
at certain Sonic Drive-In locations. As a precautionary measure, the company offered 24 months of free fraud detection and identity theft protection through Experian’s IdentityWorks program to guests who used their cards at Sonic Drive-In locations... Read more
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