If you prefer online shopping to in-store purchases, you’re not alone. According to Business Insider, about 78% of the U.S. population age 15 and older fancies themselves a few clicks and a quick checkout when buying something new. While that’s
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) An Anchorage woman who calls herself an identity theft counselor has been arrested on bank fraud and aggravated identify theft charges.
A four-count indictment accuses Kara Hayden, Jr., 50, of scheming to get money from banks through fraud,
One of the most successful ways of preventing identity theft is by shredding documents that contain personal information, according to a news release from James City County Police.
Which is why the James City County Police Department will be hosting
Romanian hacker Mircea-Ilie Ispasoiu, 31, received a three-year prison sentence in the US on Thursday, September 22, for orchestrating an identity theft scheme that stole data from American firms.
The Romanian previously pleaded guilty to charges of wire fraud and
Andy Scollard remembers seeing two guys in dark clothing in his Rainier View neighborhood the morning his home was burglarized.
“They were suspicious to me but I tried to fight that urge and I just drove on by,” said
There are millions of individuals visiting social media sites every day – they are on sites like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram dozens of time a day. With that much activity the sites are fertile ground for scammers.
Unfortunately, consumers often
They wear helmets.
They’re told not to play with matches.
They’re warned not to talk to strangers.
But this is one crime it’s tough to protect them from.
Children are the newest victims of identity fraud — and sometimes, they
DUNKIRK, N.Y. (WKBW) – The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man in connection to the repeated use of a stolen credit card at the Dunkirk Home Depot.
Deputies initially received the report of the stolen card being used
CHICAGO, IL – A new survey from TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) found that 83% of consumers are concerned they will become an identity theft victim within the next one to two years by having their personal data stolen from a business
In the spring last year, Kaarel Kotkas was finishing his high-school studies at the Tallinn Secondary School of Science. Around that time he was approached by billion-dollar startup TransferWise, which has its development hub in Estonia.
“We’ve heard great things
A new law by Assemblyman Bill Dodd and signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown last week, will speed up the process for identity theft victims to clear their names, Dodd’s office announced.
Dodd, a candidate for State Senate, wrote
Union County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a 23-year-old Delaware man for abusing harmful intoxicants at 9:08 p.m. Sept. 10.
Deputies responded after receiving a report of a person inhaling chemicals inside a vehicle at a residence on Graham Street in
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit concluded that certain allegations of harm after a data breach caused by hacking are sufficiently concrete to confer Article III standing. This case may make it more difficult for companies defending
With the aid of surveillance footage, police arrested a Fairfield man Wednesday who was wanted for burglary and identity theft, police said.
Christopher Britton, 25, of Fairfield, is believed to have attempted to burglarize a home in the 2300 block
A North Carolina woman accused of collecting $130,000 in a Virginia unemployment fraud scheme pleaded guilty in federal court on Thursday to charges of mail fraud and aggravated identity theft.
Paula Lane — who is also known as Paula Hipps
The number of elderly victims of identity theft increased from 2.1 million in 2012 to 2.6 million in 2014, according to the Department of Justice. The reasons are pretty obvious ― and vile. Seniors often live alone, seek companionship, and
A Clinton bank will offer free personal document shredding next weekend.
Citizens First Bank will offer the service to the community from 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 24 at the bank’s office at 1442 Lincoln Way.
Citizens First Marketing Director
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Autocarinsurancebest.com has released a new blog post explaining how to protect against identity theft by having digital proof of auto insurance.
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Identity theft through auto insurance is a common practice.
Police arrested Brett Chamberlain Monday.
They say they found stolen ID cards, birth certificates, social security cards, check books and stolen gift cards in his car.
They said he may be responsible for hundreds of Tulsa car burglaries.
A new Israeli security report submitted to the Knesset has revealed that there have been 999 possible attempts by citizens to obtain fake identity cards or passports by deceiving the biometric database over the last three years, according to a