Stolen Identity. Legal news and articles for February 19 - 28, 2013

Gainesville man arrested on several cases of stolen identityDead man's identity allegedly stolen by ex-con5-year-olds victims of identity theftSirens: Identity Theft; Vicious Dog; Stolen Logging Equipment; BurglaryIncidence of Identity Theft Hits 3-Year HighMistaken Identity Leads to Mother's Worst Fears; Starbucks Tip Jar Stolen; OWIs'Identity Thief' reclaims top spot in slow weekend at box officePolice arrest man for forgery, identity theft for cashing stolen checksall from bank alerts New Providence resident that his identity was stolenWill Oscar Weekend Be Stolen by 'Identity Thief'?Identity Theft, Stolen Retirement Savings & Copper Cutters: Police BlotterPolice Log: Car Reported Stolen, Vandalism and Identity TheftHackers not only stole my identity but also tried to fleece my friendsOur take: Stolen identitiesThink your ID can't be stolen?

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Stolen Identity—Here Come the Tax Refund Checks!
Better Business Bureau (blog)February 6, 2013

Identity theft is “the illegal use of someone else's personal information (as a Social Security number), in order to obtain money or credit.” Identity thieves lurk everywhere. They are not simply online ... Companies that have filed for bankruptcy may ...more »

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Gainesville man arrested on several cases of stolen identity
Access North GeorgiaFebruary 28, 2013

Investigators obtained a search warrant for Beck's Sardis Road residence and found copies of fraudulent Georgia and North Carolina driver's licenses, stolen checks and mail items, as well as a laptop computer related to a burglary in White County ...more »

Dead man's identity allegedly stolen by ex-con
7Online.comFebruary 27, 2013

... and charged with all sorts of new crimes. The amazing part: the accused thief is still claiming he's the dead man. You just might call this a case of dead man walking. "Mr. Lizandro, could you please tell us why you stole a dead man's identity?" I ...more »

5-year-olds victims of identity theft
The Hill (blog)February 27, 2013

Criminals see clean-slate identities as a way to hide their own identities and sell them to stolen identity rings. Identity thieves do this by stealing children's Social Security numbers, birth certificates and other information to decrease the ...more »

Sirens: Identity Theft; Vicious Dog; Stolen Logging Equipment; Burglary
Centralia ChronicleFebruary 26, 2013

Sirens: Identity Theft; Vicious Dog; Stolen Logging Equipment; Burglary. Story · Commenting. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 2:19 pm. Sirens: Identity Theft ...more »

Incidence of Identity Theft Hits 3-Year High
LiveScience.comFebruary 25, 2013

As companies, banks and individuals become more adept at quickly combating identity theft, criminals have less time to abuse stolen identities. In 2010, criminals, on average, had more than three months to commit fraud with hijacked information. Last ...more »

Mistaken Identity Leads to Mother's Worst Fears; Starbucks Tip Jar Stolen; OWIs
Patch.comFebruary 25, 2013

When the girl called her mother, the names were miscommunicated. Caffeinated thief? Despite's Starbucks employees' best efforts to help police catch a thief, an unknown woman still walked away with about $5 when she stole a tip jar at 4:39 p.m. Thursday.more »

'Identity Thief' reclaims top spot in slow weekend at box office
Los Angeles TimesFebruary 24, 2013

"Identity Thief" was down 41% from last weekend. The movie, which co-stars Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman, is a buddy comedy about a mild-mannered man who gets his identity stolen by a woman and tries to track her down. It earned a "B" from ...more »

Police arrest man for forgery, identity theft for cashing stolen checks
CBS 21February 23, 2013

Police arrest man for forgery, identity theft for cashing stolen checks. Images. Maxwell was arrested for cashing stolen checks. (North Middleton Township Police). Contributor: Nate Wardle. Email: NateWardle@cbs21.com ...more »

all from bank alerts New Providence resident that his identity was stolen
Independent Press - NJ.comFebruary 22, 2013

NEW PROVIDENCE — An attempt to wire transfer funds alerted a victim that his identity had been stolen, police said. On Feb. 5 a South Street resident told police he received a phone call from his bank indicating that someone attempted to wire transfer ...more »

Will Oscar Weekend Be Stolen by 'Identity Thief'?
Hollywood.comFebruary 22, 2013

Fortunately for Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman, Identity Thief is not held up to Academy Award standards but rather the popular vote, which gave the R-rated comedy a number one debut two weeks ago and a President's Day weekend near-upset over ...more »

Identity Theft, Stolen Retirement Savings & Copper Cutters: Police Blotter
Patch.comFebruary 21, 2013

Police responded to a report of an identity theft. A woman stated that her credit card had been used in Georgia for $106. A woman reported being assaulted on the 7100 block of Cedar Avenue. The suspect was not located. A cell phone was reported stolen...more »

Police Log: Car Reported Stolen, Vandalism and Identity Theft
Patch.comFebruary 21, 2013

... night before and 8 a.m. Police entered the car information into a stolen car database. The car had not been located as of Feb. 19. 9:55 a.m. - A car was reported as suspicious at 15 Ware St. 11:47 a.m. - Identity theft was reported at 180 Boston ...more »

Hackers not only stole my identity but also tried to fleece my friends
Evening StandardFebruary 21, 2013

Within minutes, the hackers were into a Yahoo! email account — which I used to back up the Gmail account — and turned my identity inside out. They not only changed my password but all my security details, so I can't get into the account and I can't ...more »

Our take: Stolen identities
Orlando SentinelFebruary 21, 2013

Identity theft is a creepy, crawly thing. It gets inside its victims in a particularly insidious way. In extreme cases, it can ruin your life before you even know what's happened. Last year, many federal taxpayers' refunds were delayed because they had ...more »

Think your ID can't be stolen?
Sun-SentinelFebruary 19, 2013

Identity theft is a creepy, crawly thing. It gets inside its victims in a particularly insidious way. In extreme cases, it can ruin your life before you even know what's happened. Last year, many federal taxpayers' refunds were delayed because they had ...more »

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