Stolen Identity. Legal news and articles for March 30 - 31, 2012

Amanda Peet swipes 'Identity Thief' role: 'Bent' thesp joins Bateman, McCarthy ...Stolen Mail Fueled ID Theft SchemeBusiness Identity StolenMarietta Defendants Convicted in Identity Theft SchemeTwo Defendants Convicted in Identity Theft SchemeCounty Police set new procedures for damaged or stolen license plates and ...Stolen Identity Scam6 charged in Chicago-area identity theft schemesIdentity Thief Gets 10 Years in Prison6 charged in Chicago-area identity theft schemes6 charged in Chicago-area identity theft schemesMadigan: 6 charged with stealing nearly $300000 in Chicago-area identity theft ...Shreveport woman accused of identity theftIdentity thieves stealing children's social security numbersPolice: Driver of stolen car shoots himself

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Feds Call Identity Theft And Tax Fraud An Epidemic
CBS LocalMarch 1, 2012

It's a national problem that could be leaving millions of taxpayers wondering this tax season what happened to their refunds. Federal prosecutors tell CBS 4 News it could be costing Uncle Sam Billions of Dollars this year alone. It's tax refund fraud.more »

Don't make life easier for identity thieves
HeraldNetMarch 1, 2012

Javelin Strategy & Research, in its latest report about identity theft, says about 36 million people were notified of a data breach in 2011. Having your information lost or stolen during a breach doesn't automatically mean you will be a victim of ...more »

Stolen Identity. News and Stories

Amanda Peet swipes 'Identity Thief' role: 'Bent' thesp joins Bateman, McCarthy ...
Chicago TribuneMarch 31, 2012

Story revolves around a man whose identity is stolen by a woman. Scott Stuber to produce through his Bluegrass Films banner, alongside Bateman. Peter Morgan will exec produce. Scott Bernstein, exec VP of production, will oversee the project for U. Peet ...more »

Stolen Mail Fueled ID Theft Scheme
Patch.comMarch 30, 2012

Adigun got a Social Security card and a US passport and became a citicen in March 2009 under her stolen identity. Using the information stolen from the mail, Adigun and Onyekaba applied for credit cards and bank loans in victims' names, then deposited ...more »

Business Identity Stolen
KAALtv.comMarch 30, 2012

A Minnesota couple is the victim of a rare form of identity theft. Thieves stole their company name to allegedly steal money from unsuspecting customers. Events Etc. was a legitimate business based in New Brighton, owned by Dawn and Patrick Glesener.more »

Marietta Defendants Convicted in Identity Theft Scheme
Patch.comMarch 30, 2012

A mail carrier obtained US citizenship under stolen identity and then stole the identities of over 85 victims. A jury in Atlanta's federal district court returned a guilty verdict late Thursday against Opeoluwa Adigun, age unknown, and Chukwuka ...more »

Two Defendants Convicted in Identity Theft Scheme
Patch.comMarch 30, 2012

A mail carrier at the Hiram Post Office obtained US citizenship under a stolen identity and then stole the identities of more than 85 victims. A jury in Atlanta's federal district court returned a guilty verdict late Thursday against Opeoluwa Adigun, ...more »

County Police set new procedures for damaged or stolen license plates and ...
Chesterton TribuneMarch 30, 2012

The Porter County Sheriff's Police announced changes in procedure for reporting lost, mutilated, destroyed or stolen license plates and identity theft reporting effective this Sunday, April 1. and complete the Application for Duplicate or Replacement ...more »

Stolen Identity Scam
WBFF/WNUV BaltimoreMarch 30, 2012

AP Source: Alleged French Gunman on US no-fly List AP News NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks traded mixed and then turned positive by midday on this final trading session of the first quarter. The government earlier reported that consumers boosted their spending ...more »

6 charged in Chicago-area identity theft schemes
Rockford Register StarMarch 30, 2012

Five people, ranging in age from 27 to 36, face identity theft and fraud charges for allegedly using stolen identities to take out phony vehicle loans. After getting checks for up to $40000 each, prosecutors say the five deposited the money into a bank ...more »

Identity Thief Gets 10 Years in Prison
Patch.comMarch 30, 2012

The crimes occurred while Humes was out on bail awaiting sentencing on a different ID theft case. After his arrest, Humes was found with numerous fake IDs in various stages of production, Rosen said. He also allegedly had a trove of stolen mail, ...more »

6 charged in Chicago-area identity theft schemes
ABC7Chicago.comMarch 30, 2012

Five people, ranging in age from 27 to 36, face identity theft and fraud charges for allegedly using stolen identities to take out phony vehicle loans. After getting checks for up to $40000 each, prosecutors say the five deposited the money into a bank ...more »

6 charged in Chicago-area identity theft schemes
Belleville News DemocratMarch 30, 2012

Five people, ranging in age from 27 to 36, face identity theft and fraud charges for allegedly using stolen identities to take out phony vehicle loans. After getting checks for up to $40000 each, prosecutors say the five deposited the money into a bank ...more »

Madigan: 6 charged with stealing nearly $300000 in Chicago-area identity theft ...
Chicago TribuneMarch 30, 2012

Five people, ranging in age from 27 to 36, face identity theft and fraud charges for allegedly using stolen identities to take out phony vehicle loans. After getting checks for up to $40000 each, prosecutors say the five deposited the money into a bank ...more »

Shreveport woman accused of identity theft
Shreveport TimesMarch 30, 2012

Constantia D. Bell, 39 of the 5000 block of Francis Street in Shreveport is accused of stealing the identity of an elderly customer and making purchases with her information. According to the Sheriff's office, Bell stole checking account information ...more »

Identity thieves stealing children's social security numbers
KSDKMarch 30, 2012

Trying to explain a lost identity to a young child can be difficult. "He said that someone stole the computer and found my name on it and they made like a card and did my name on it," said Ian. More than 19000 children had their identities stolen last ...more »

Police: Driver of stolen car shoots himself
Cherokee TribuneMarch 30, 2012

by Kristal Dixon WOODSTOCK — Authorities say the driver of a stolen SUV shot himself when Woodstock Police pulled him over shortly after noon Thursday. The man, whose identity is not being released, is undergoing surgery for the wounds he suffered ...more »

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