Stolen Identity. Legal news and articles for September 27 - 30, 2011

Woman Claims Identity Stolen, Arrested for Crimes She Didn't CommitFormer Broward School District employee sentenced to 5 years for ID theftsFifth and final member of identity theft ring sentenced to eight years in prisonBetfair Admits Failure To Reveal Identity FraudWoman jailed for looting trainers during riotsProtect yourself from identity theftIdentity crisisRecords of 4.9 mln stolen from car in Texas data breachMan accused of living, working in US illegally, Alameda police sayHuntsville police blotterPolice reportExperts focus on identity theftNational experts advise local law enforcement officials on identity theftAnderson man pleads guilty in federal courtDeKalb jailer arrested for stealing inmates identities

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Woman sentenced in identity theft, tax crime case
Houston ChronicleSeptember 7, 2011

Letten's office says McGary received the stolen identities from people who stole documents containing the information from an office building being cleaned in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. McGary was arrested after an investigation by the ...more »

Woman pleads guilty in Pa. online hit man plot
Houston ChronicleSeptember 9, 2011

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 28-year-old woman has admitted trying to hire a hit man online to kill a romantic rival and attempting to pay for the deed with stolen credit cards. Marissa Mark pleaded guilty Friday to conspiracy, identity theft and related ...more »

Stolen Identity. News and Stories

Woman Claims Identity Stolen, Arrested for Crimes She Didn't Commit
Patch.comSeptember 30, 2011

Inside the Police Reports: A 25-year-old claims her identity was stolen a year ago, and now someone was using her name when committing crimes. By Sarah Bakhtiari A Lilburn woman is claiming someone must have stolen her identity since she was arrested ...more »

Former Broward School District employee sentenced to 5 years for ID thefts
Sun-SentinelSeptember 30, 2011

Jasmin Rembert, who spent 10 years in the district's teacher certification department, was responsible for 42 people statewide having their identity stolen, with crooks racking up a little more than $408000 in credit card charges. ...more »

Fifth and final member of identity theft ring sentenced to eight years in prison
Denver PostSeptember 30, 2011

"In many ways, this ID theft ring operated like others we've seen," said District Attorney Scott Storey, "But an unusual twist was that the participants used stolen personal and financial information to open credit accounts in jewelry stores. ...more »

Betfair Admits Failure To Reveal Identity Fraud
Sky NewsSeptember 30, 2011

Sony suffered two massive attacks of identity theft from its Playstation Network just before the revelation about Betfair, which saw 100 million of its users have their personal details stolen. Betfair said it had contacted the Australian Federal ...more »

Woman jailed for looting trainers during riots
Telegraph.co.ukSeptember 30, 2011

Shereka Leigh, 22, whose identity was revealed by The Daily Telegraph, pleaded guilty at Wood Green Crown Court in North London to three counts of receiving stolen goods. Footage of the mother of one, brazenly checking shoes for size ...more »

Protect yourself from identity theft
Riverhead LOCALSeptember 30, 2011

The East End Women's Network presents "Six Ways Your Identity Can Be Stolen; Prevent It and Safeguard You and Your Business" on Wedenesday, Oct. 26 at Diliberto Winery, 250 Manor Lane, Jamesport. You've heard about identity theft, and have probably ...more »

Identity crisis
Daily HelmsmanSeptember 30, 2011

Freshman Tyler Griggs and junior John Martin didn't have a choice but to put $300 credit on their student ID card. The University refused to refund them when the cards were stolen and used by an identity thief. "I think it makes it evident that ...more »

Records of 4.9 mln stolen from car in Texas data breach
ReutersSeptember 29, 2011

... have a credit card, if you shop online, if you have information stored, you should anticipate that some day your information will get stolen," he said. "Data breaches are getting bigger and more common. You should take steps to protect your identity."more »

Man accused of living, working in US illegally, Alameda police say
Alameda Times-StarSeptember 29, 2011

RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE -- Police said they recovered a stolen vehicle about 12:22 am in the 300 block of Stardust Place. IDENTITY THEFT -- A resident of the 700 block of Haight Avenue reported identity theft shortly after noon. ...more »

Huntsville police blotter
al.com (blog)September 28, 2011

A stove, refrigerator, washer and dryer were stolen. Delia Lane: A 55-year-old woman reported her identity stolen between Sept. 1 and Monday. Jonathan Drive: A home in the 2200 block was burglarized about 12:10 pm Tuesday. ...more »

Police report
Kansas City StarSeptember 28, 2011

East 123rd Street and North Ridgeview Road: Alleged possession of a controlled substance. 2:19 pm Sept. 13. East 126th Terrace, 900 block: Identity theft. 2:38 pm Sept. 6. West 151st Street, 20700 block: Stolen catalytic converter. 8:57 am Sept. 8. ...more »

Experts focus on identity theft
phillyBurbs.comSeptember 27, 2011

She estimated that, in any given year, at least one-quarter of her office's cases are financial or theft crimes. Every three seconds, another identity is stolen, according to the "2010 Identity Fraud Survey Report" put out by Javelin Strategy ...more »

National experts advise local law enforcement officials on identity theft
phillyBurbs.comSeptember 27, 2011

"There is less risk for a thief sitting behind a computer screen and stealing than there is for a thief carrying a gun into a bank." The summit addressed issues ranging from identity theft laws to high-tech identity theft to databases designed to ...more »

Anderson man pleads guilty in federal court
Anderson Independent MailSeptember 27, 2011

Adam Jeremy Dyar, 29, of Anderson pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in Anderson to possession of stolen and fraudulent identity documents, said US Attorney Bill Nettles. Senior United States District Judge G. Ross Anderson Jr. of Anderson ...more »

DeKalb jailer arrested for stealing inmates identities
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionSeptember 27, 2011

... arrested and charged with using inmates' Social Security numbers to file false tax returns and pocketing the refunds. It's unknown how many inmates were compromised by Adriara Addison's alleged crimes, said DeKalb sheriff's spokesman Adrion Bell. ...more »

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