Stolen Identity. Legal news and articles for October 10 - 12, 2011

Foster children gain protection from ID theftNiatec "Do Not Pass Go; Do Not Collect 200 Dollars"Police Arrest 111 Individuals in Queens-Based Identity Theft BustID-Theft Case Proceeds Against Shell OilRI Congressman: More needed to help foster kidsPolice Arrest 111 Individuals in Queens-Based Identity Theft BustTax cheats stole her dead son's identity, mom saysBloody clothes, stolen credit cards foundResearch: A little healthy paranoia helps limit credit card fraudMan, Driving Stolen Car, ArrestedDead boy's identity stolen, mother saysBlotter: Bank funds stolen from woman who gave out personal informationMan driving a stolen car dies in wild Southeast Portland crashCheck forgery ring targeting HoustoniansTownship Police Receive Reports of Three Stolen Cars

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Traffic stop sheds light on identity theft ring
DesMoinesRegister.comOctober 3, 2011

Federal court papers say an out-of-work carpenter and former Las Vegas bodyguard has admitted working for a “tax return company” that paid him to file federal income tax returns based on stolen identity information the company emailed him. ...more »

Police Blotter: $22000 Identity-Theft Loss, 2000 Ford Stolen
Patch.comOctober 4, 2011

29, 3:11 pm; Identity Theft: Someone used the Social Security number and date of birth to access the bank account of a victim on the 3900 block of Linden Avenue. The victim lost approximately $20000. Thursday, Sep. 29, 5:20 pm; Burglary: Someone ...more »

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Foster children gain protection from ID theft
Boston GlobeOctober 12, 2011

“They already face tremendous obstacles without the increased threat of having their identities stolen,'' Langevin said yesterday at a meeting with child welfare advocates to highlight the new law. “There are a number of other things we have to do to ...more »

Niatec "Do Not Pass Go; Do Not Collect 200 Dollars"
ISU Bengal OnlineOctober 11, 2011

Despite all the precautions in place, this person may have just had their identity stolen. The problem is he or she won't notice until the banker says, "Do not pass go; do not collect 200 dollars" in not-so-many words. The Federal Trade Commission ...more »

Police Arrest 111 Individuals in Queens-Based Identity Theft Bust
Patch.comOctober 11, 2011

More than 90 of the defendants have been indicted on charges of enterprise corruption under the state's Organized Crime Control Act. The crime ring operated between May 2010 and September 2011, defrauding thousands of customers and financial ...more »

ID-Theft Case Proceeds Against Shell Oil
Courthouse News ServiceOctober 11, 2011

To protect customers from identity theft based on stolen credit card information, the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA) prohibits merchants from printing the card's expiration date or any more than the last five digits of its number on ...more »

RI Congressman: More needed to help foster kids
Boston GlobeOctober 11, 2011

"They already face tremendous obstacles without the increased threat of having their identities stolen," Langevin said Tuesday at a meeting with child welfare advocates to highlight the new law. "There are a number of other things we have to do to ...more »

Police Arrest 111 Individuals in Queens-Based Identity Theft Bust
Patch.comOctober 11, 2011

More than 90 of the defendants have been indicted on charges of enterprise corruption under the state's Organized Crime Control Act. The crime ring operated between May 2010 and September 2011, defrauding thousands of customers and financial ...more »

Tax cheats stole her dead son's identity, mom says
Tbo.comOctober 11, 2011

Douglas' tax preparer, Michael Miller of Miller Tax Service in Winter Haven, said he has between 1500 and 2000 clients. This year, he said, between 25 and 30 of his clients were victims of identity theft and tax fraud. Douglas is the only one whose ...more »

Bloody clothes, stolen credit cards found
The Associated PressOctober 11, 2011

Grigsby also spent time in prison beginning in 2006 for a variety of charges, including identity theft and unauthorized use of a vehicle. After completing probation, she served two years for identity theft. Even in prison, she got into trouble, ...more »

Research: A little healthy paranoia helps limit credit card fraud
NASDAQOctober 11, 2011

To kick off Cyber Security Awareness Month, Experian's ProtectMyID hired StrategyOne Research to learn more about how Americans leave themselves vulnerable to fraudulent credit card charges and other forms of financial fraud. ...more »

Man, Driving Stolen Car, Arrested
FireEngineering.comOctober 11, 2011

... Elizabethtown, were charged with forgery, theft by deception and receiving stolen property after forging a check at a local bank in Market Square on Sept. 8, police said. They also used stolen ID to cash the check. The check and ID were taken from ...more »

Dead boy's identity stolen, mother says
Tbo.comOctober 11, 2011

Just a few months later, Douglas learned someone had stolen her child's identity, using his Social Security number on a fraudulent tax return. "I had just buried him," Douglas said. "This is like the bottom of the pit for me. Whoever did this, they're ...more »

Blotter: Bank funds stolen from woman who gave out personal information
San Jose Mercury NewsOctober 11, 2011

Identity theft--On Oct. 3 at 4:04 pm on Garden Hill Drive. A woman received an e-mail that she thought was from her bank, asking her to verify account and personal information. After responding to the e-mail, money was stolen from her account. ...more »

Man driving a stolen car dies in wild Southeast Portland crash
OregonLive.comOctober 10, 2011

By Tom Hallman Jr., The Oregonian A 35-year-old man driving a stolen Corvette died early Monday when he lost control of the car moments after being spotted by a Portland police officer on Southeast 112th Avenue near Powell Boulevard. The man's identity...more »

Check forgery ring targeting Houstonians
abc13.comOctober 10, 2011

One by one, they were caught on camera -- two unidentified women and a man were seen walking into a store where they went on a shopping spree using someone's stolen identity along with their money. "They're organized and they are effective," said ...more »

Township Police Receive Reports of Three Stolen Cars
Patch.comOctober 10, 2011

A resident of Susanna Way called police around 1 pm to report that her identity was stolen and a Kohl's credit card was opened up using her personal information. The victim said the new card was used in Texas to purchase $1000 worth of merchandise. ...more »

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