A database in the University of Wisconsin Law School was the target of computer hacking and may have leaked students’ personal information, officials said.
UW officials became aware of the hack on Nov.3, according to the release. The hack targeted
A letter went out from the San José Evergreen Community College District (SJECCD) advising recipients of a breach affecting current and former students at the Austin, Texas-based school.
The letter explained that on Nov. 27 a school employee uploaded a
An alleged thief is accused of trying to buy $274 worth of items with a fraudulent credit card at Boscov’s department store in the Palmer Park Mall.
Charged is Judeson Charles, no age provided, of Brooklyn, New York.
KSBY, an NBC affiliate in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara, ran a story earlier this year with the headline “Identity fraud suspects from Guadalupe turned over to ICE officials.”
As is standard procedure when reporting on the actions of
As the Black Friday shopping spree spilled over into Cyber Monday and on into December, the FBI warned consumers to watch out for “increasingly aggressive and creative scams” that will make your holidays considerably less merry and bright.
Former Guam Homeland Security adviser Ambrosio Constantino, who was convicted in federal court earlier this year for taking part in a recruitment fraud scheme at the National Guard, could have his indictment dismissed so long as he participates in a
When it comes to identity theft, Missouri has the dubious distinction of leading the nation — tying for the most complaints per capita in the nation with Florida, Connecticut and D.C.
And that may well be because the Show
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – A Florida man has been sentenced to four years in prison in an identity theft case in New Mexico.
Prosecutors say 51-year-old Clinton William Yetter, of Gainesville, also was sentenced Thursday to two years of supervised
Florida and identity theft, unfortunately, have long gone hand-in-hand.
One big red flag: There are more reports of identity theft per capita in the Sunshine State than anywhere else.
That’s why Florida had the dubious distinction of being named the
The Internal Revenue Service alerted tax professionals Tuesday that over the next five weeks, it will send letters to some users of its online e-Services products informing them they will either have to go online or call the e-Services e-Help
Police on Monday arrested two men and a woman for allegedly using a fraudulent credit card at a local hotel.
Officers also recovered several credit cards, according to Pasadena police Lt. Tracey Ibarra.
She said staff at Hilton Pasadena called
A federal district court judge in Arizona has upheld two identity theft laws used to prosecute illegal aliens in employment raids by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
The case involves the constitutionality of two Arizona laws that provide for criminal
MIDDLETOWN – This self-employed Washingtonville handyman was used to fixing things for other people, and he was good at it. He worked hard, and always made enough to take care of himself.
Then one day this past summer something strange
Three Miami-area men have been charged with multiple counts of attempted identity theft after trying to retrieve a credit card-skimming device planted at a Fort Atkinson gas station.
Liandry Alfonso Palaez, 26 of Miami, Fla.; Yasmani Moleiro Sardinas, 26, of
PHOENIX — A federal judge on Tuesday upheld the legality of Arizona laws on identity theft even though he said they may have been crafted largely to catch those not in the country illegally.
In a 44-page ruling, U.S. District
Technology was meant to make our lives easier. In many ways it has, but it also has made life more complex. In the old days, to protect our sensitive information from ending up in the wrong hands, they told us
FDIC-ensured bank accounts typically cover up to $250,000, so you probably feel like your money is secure within these banking institutions. However, a single hacker can drain your bank account and leave you with a serious headache as you piece
Two California men arrested last week, suspected of placing credit card skimmers on gas pumps in Madison, were each charged Wednesday with 11 counts of identity theft for allegedly using credit card information gleaned from two skimming victims to steal
Imagine having a bad credit report before you’re old enough to read. While identity theft is well known to strike adults, few realize that children are vulnerable victims of having their identities stolen resulting in their credit history being compromised
A measure passed by the New Jersey Assembly could provide some relief for victims of identity theft.
Identity theft is on the rise, said Assemblyman Herb Conaway, and many victims are elderly.
“People will call up, they’ll pretend to be