Stolen Identity. Legal news and articles for April 29 - 30, 2012

Police incident reports for St. PetersSymantec: Cyber-Attacks Up 81% in 2011, SMBs Increasingly TargetedA stolen identity mysteryHow Online Black Markets WorkMillions of Dead People Get Identities StolenComptroller to Lead Center's Task Force to Prevent Child Identity TheftStolen credit cards used at WalmartMan reports identity theft to police; another says TV stolen from homeIdentity Crisis: Your Name Is Famous But You Aren'tInternet Identity System MiiCard Raises $2.5M To Help You Prove You Are Who ...Police Blotter: Identity Theft, Thrown Object Damages Parking Lot LampConsumers given wider access in purchasing cell phonesBLOTTER: Police reports published April 29$6000 in personal items stolen from 2 Oregon Institute of Technology vans in ...Amarillo Crime Stoppers working to help stop identity theft

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Card Processor: Hackers Stole Account Numbers
Wall Street JournalApril 2, 2012

By ROBIN SIDEL Global Payments Inc., the credit-card processor that reported a significant security breach Friday, said that hackers stole account numbers and other key information from up to 1.5 million accounts in North America.more »

Identity thieves target children
WTOL.comApril 2, 2012

Ian Umscheid, 7, had his identity stolen when his family's health insurance had a security breach. (Source: CNN) (CNN) - As an adult, you already know how important maintaining good credit can be. It can mean the difference between a good interest rate ...more »

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Police incident reports for St. Peters
STLtoday.comApril 30, 2012

1. Stealing. Reported 3 pm April 9 in the 300 block of Donner Pass Drive. A purse was reported stolen from an apartment complex laundry room. Cash, keys and a debit card were inside. 2. Identity theft. Reported 12:01 am April 14 in the 600 block of ...more »

Symantec: Cyber-Attacks Up 81% in 2011, SMBs Increasingly Targeted
Sci-Tech TodayApril 30, 2012

By Mark Long Hackers stole 187 million personal identities last year, with the average yield per data breach amounting to 1.1 million identities, Symantec said. Identity theft gleaned from lost or stolen PCs or mobile devices also exposed 18.5 million ...more »

A stolen identity mystery
Concord Monitor (blog)April 30, 2012

But, finally, a quick search on the Concord Patch website turned up the guy's name and a report of a DWI arrest. Patch, which also carries stories about Concord, is not connected to the Monitor. But whether this was, in fact, a case of stolen identity...more »

How Online Black Markets Work
PCWorldApril 30, 2012

From counterfeit and stolen products, to illegal drugs, stolen identities and weapons, nearly anything can be purchased online with a few clicks of the mouse. The online black market not only can be accessed by anyone with an Internet connection, ...more »

Millions of Dead People Get Identities Stolen
DailyFinanceApril 30, 2012

Using these stolen identities, criminals typically apply for credit cards, cell phones and anything else requiring a credit check, the report found. About 800000 deceased Americans get their identities stolen intentionally, and another 1.6 million ...more »

Comptroller to Lead Center's Task Force to Prevent Child Identity Theft
University of Texas at Austin NewsApril 30, 2012

Kids use other identities to cyberbully. Child predators use fake identities to lure unsuspecting victims. Child identities are stolen for financial gain,” warns Center for Identity Director Suzanne Barber. Children's online activities can result in ...more »

Stolen credit cards used at Walmart
WAVY-TVApril 30, 2012

(WAVY) - Lt. Dennis Ivey with York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect accused of using stolen credit cards. Ivey says the incident occurred on March 12 at the Walmart in the 700 block of East Rochambeau ...more »

Man reports identity theft to police; another says TV stolen from home
Bowling Green Daily NewsApril 30, 2012

A Bowling Green man who is an apparent victim of identity theft told police Wednesday that, No. 1, he is not dead, and No. 2, three convicted felons are using his Social Security number in Florida. Pablo Sambolin-Ortiz Jr. applied to live in Grant ...more »

Identity Crisis: Your Name Is Famous But You Aren't
NPRApril 30, 2012

"Even before you're born, someone has stolen part of your identity," she says. "Everybody who hears your name thinks of somebody else." Every time some new name bursts into the news, whether it's a controversial performance artist or an athlete or ...more »

Internet Identity System MiiCard Raises $2.5M To Help You Prove You Are Who ...
TechCrunchApril 30, 2012

That proves they actually have access to that online account, and aren't just providing banking account details which could be stolen. To be clear, MiiCard doesn't ask for your bank account number, and oddly enough, that's something that seems to worry ...more »

Police Blotter: Identity Theft, Thrown Object Damages Parking Lot Lamp
Patch.comApril 30, 2012

Marcello Pillow, 27, from the 300 block of Menard in Chicago, was arrested around 12:45 pm and charged with forgery and identity theft after he attempted to cash a fraudulent check at the Fifth Third Bank, 7515 Janes Ave., police said. Phone stolen...more »

Consumers given wider access in purchasing cell phones
The Korea HeraldApril 30, 2012

... service just by inserting a universal subscriber identity module chip. Only blacklisted phones that are reported stolen or lost by their original owners would have limitations in accessing a mobile network, said the Korea Communications Commission.more »

BLOTTER: Police reports published April 29
Niagara GazetteApril 30, 2012

IDENTITY THEFT: A 57-year-old man reported his identity possibly stolen after his accountant told him his social security number was used to file taxes for someone else. He contacted the Internal Revenue Service before contacting the police.more »

$6000 in personal items stolen from 2 Oregon Institute of Technology vans in ...
OregonLive.comApril 30, 2012

All of the cards stolen have since been canceled. The team and other staff involved in the burglary met Sunday with the school's dean of students to discuss what to do about identity theft. The team has played games at Delta Park in the past and never ...more »

Amarillo Crime Stoppers working to help stop identity theft
KFDAApril 29, 2012

If stolen or placed in the dumpster, it could be used to steal your identity. Document Shredding and Storage was there to shred everything right on the spot. "We're going shred it for them so they don't have to do it for themselves and it helps out ...more »

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