Stolen Identity. Legal news and articles for February 27 - 28, 2012

2 Men Accused of ID Theft, ForgeryLaw Enforcement Blotter 2/279 Investigates: Law doesn't always stop identity theftIdentity Thieves File False IRS Tax Returns, Says NC Attorney GeneralIRS Cracks Down on ID Theft, Tax ScamsIdentity thieves are using stolen social security numbers to file fraudulent ...ID thieves stealing tax refunds, warns AG CooperSoftex Announces SecureDisable - An Asset Protection Capability Powered by ...Woman pleads guilty to student loan fraudHarahan police warn residents to be wary of trash thievesSt. Peters Police Blotter: Stolen Bobcats, Golf Clubs and Cars EditionPolice notes, Feb. 27, 2012Texas woman pleads guilty in GF federal court to identity theftPolices notes, Feb. 27, 2012Texas woman pleads guilty in North Dakota student loan fraud

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Thieves preying on tax returns
Sun-SentinelFebruary 2, 2012

Meanwhile, the government has stepped up efforts to stop refund fraud and identify theft. This week, 16 people were charged in Miami, Pensacola and Tallahassee as part of a national identity theft crackdown that involved the potential theft of ...more »

Person of interest in Mt. Pleasant slaying charged with unrelated ID theft
Salt Lake TribuneFebruary 2, 2012

By cimaron neugebauer A person of interest in connection with the December deaths of a Mount Pleasant couple was recently charged in Salt Lake County for identity theft crimes that prosecutors say he committed in September — but no charges have yet ...more »

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2 Men Accused of ID Theft, Forgery
MyFox PhoenixFebruary 28, 2012

Two men were arrested after they attempted to make purchases at a Scottsdale gas station with a stolen credit card. Scottsdale police were called to a credit card fraud in progress at the Cobblestone gas station near Pima Road and the Loop 101 on ...more »

Law Enforcement Blotter 2/27
Brownwood News (blog)February 28, 2012

*1:58pm-A Brown County Sheriff's deputy was dispatched regarding identity theft. According to the report, the complainant stated that someone had used her social security number to open an electric account with Direct Energy, leaving an outstanding ...more »

9 Investigates: Law doesn't always stop identity theft
WSOC CharlotteFebruary 27, 2012

There's a new law in North Carolina aimed at making sure companies hire only employees who are legally allowed to work in the US, and it's also expected to help stop identity theft. But Eyewitness News anchor Allison Latos investigated and uncovered a ...more »

Identity Thieves File False IRS Tax Returns, Says NC Attorney General
The Raleigh TelegramFebruary 27, 2012

By The Raleigh Telegram RALEIGH – According to the North Carolina Attorney General's office, identity thieves are now using stolen Social Security numbers to file false tax returns and steal tax returns from unsuspecting taxpayers.more »

IRS Cracks Down on ID Theft, Tax Scams
Arizona Public MediaFebruary 27, 2012

“A gentleman by the name of Shelton Tanner was using stolen identities, claiming more than $1 million in bogus tax returns,” says Tucson-based IRS Special Agent Brain Watson. “He and his associates took very sophisticated steps.more »

Identity thieves are using stolen social security numbers to file fraudulent ...
WFMY News 2February 27, 2012

According to the AG's Office, Identity thieves are using stolen Social Security Numbers to file fraudulent tax returns. Consumers usually don't know that they're a victim of the scam until they try to file their tax returns and learn from the Internal ...more »

ID thieves stealing tax refunds, warns AG Cooper
My Fox 8February 27, 2012

Identity thieves are filing tax returns in North Carolina consumers' names in order to claim their refunds, Attorney General Roy Cooper warned Monday. Cooper said identity thieves are using stolen Social Security Numbers to file fraudulent tax returns.more »

Softex Announces SecureDisable - An Asset Protection Capability Powered by ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)February 27, 2012

...Identity and Access Management (IAM) and Data Protection (Self Encrypting Drives) Solutions, announces the launch of SecureDisable - a security solution powered by Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT) that can lock-down lost or stolen Intel® ...more »

Woman pleads guilty to student loan fraud
Crookston Daily TimesFebruary 27, 2012

Ngwisang Anyangwe is charged in federal court with aggravated identify theft. She faces a maximum penalty of two years in prison. Authorities say the 28-year-old Anyangwe used the stolen identity to defraud Sallie Mae out of $48000 in student loans.more »

Harahan police warn residents to be wary of trash thieves
NOLA.comFebruary 27, 2012

The chief said four residents have reported the theft of their trash in recent weeks. Dickinson said there thieves aren't just looking to collect household castoffs. "If they take your garbage, they're trying to take your identity," he warned.more »

St. Peters Police Blotter: Stolen Bobcats, Golf Clubs and Cars Edition
Patch.comFebruary 27, 2012

A utility trailer and a bobcat were stolen from worksite by unknown suspect(s). Items were valued at approximately $11000. There are no suspect(s) at this time. • Incident No. 3709: Identity theft, first block of Oakshire Court.more »

Police notes, Feb. 27, 2012
Santa Fe New Mexican.comFebruary 27, 2012

A snack vending machine at El Ray Inn, 1867 Cerrillos Road, was broken into Friday or Saturday, and money was stolen from it. • Someone broke into a home Friday on Durango Drive and stole electronics and jewelry. • In an apparent case of identity theft...more »

Texas woman pleads guilty in GF federal court to identity theft
Grand Forks HeraldFebruary 27, 2012

A Texas woman accused in North Dakota of stealing the identity of another person and using it to obtain student loans has pleaded guilty. Ngwisang Anyangwe, 28, is charged in federal court with aggravated identity theft. She faces a maximum penalty of ...more »

Polices notes, Feb. 27, 2012
Santa Fe New Mexican.comFebruary 27, 2012

A snack vending machine at El Ray Inn, 1867 Cerrillos Road, was broken into Friday or Saturday, and money was stolen from it. • Someone broke into a home Friday on Durango Drive and stole electronics and jewelry. • In an apparent case of identity theft...more »

Texas woman pleads guilty in North Dakota student loan fraud
In-ForumFebruary 27, 2012

GRAND FORKS — A Texas woman accused in North Dakota of stealing the identity of another person and using it to obtain student loans has pleaded guilty. Ngwisang Anyangwe is charged in federal court with aggravated identify theft.more »

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