Stolen Identity. Legal news and articles for March 26 - 30, 2013

DSHS contractor's laptop stolen in Gig Harbor; identity theft possible riskChief justice's identity stolen; the Easter Bunny sweats it outCrimes Nearby: Woman Pays $1500 in Cellphone Bills With Stolen Identity...USDOJ: Three Sentenced in Alabama Stolen Identity Refund Fraud ConspiracyTwin Falls Claims US Band Stole IdentityMan Uses Stolen Identity To Swipe Title To OKC Victim's VehicleMan Swipes Mail, Steals OKC Man's IdentityStolen Identity Leads to Two Felony ChargesState police: a Pierrepont Manor woman stole grandmother's identityTwin Falls (UK) Claim Chris Carrabba's New Band Stole IdentityTexas teacher meets Mexican mother who stole her identity for 12 yearsIllegal immigrant stole woman's life, even putting her name on kids' birth ...Total identity thief lives her dream and ruins the life of the real Candida L ...Don't Let Identity Thieves Steal Your Tax RefundTechnology used to steal identities

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Identity Theft Is Rampant at Tax Time. Here's How to Avoid It
CNBC.comMarch 16, 2013

Others are buying and selling identities like baseball cards. (They go for about $10 apiece, judging by the case of an Alabama woman who stole them from the medical records office where she worked. She sold 800 for about $8,000.) In all, of 109 million ...more »

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DSHS contractor's laptop stolen in Gig Harbor; identity theft possible risk
TheNewsTribune.comMarch 30, 2013

DSHS contractor's laptop stolen in Gig Harbor; identity theft possible risk. A private contractor's laptop containing confidential information on 652 clients of the state Department of Social and Health Services was stolen from Gig Harbor and later ...more »

Chief justice's identity stolen; the Easter Bunny sweats it out
Washington PostMarch 29, 2013

Chief justice's identity stolen; the Easter Bunny sweats it out. By Al Kamen,. Mar 29, 2013 12:55 AM EDT. The Washington Post. Credit-card fraud can strike anyone, anywhere. Ask Chief Justice John Roberts. Roberts usually uses a credit card to buy his ...more »

Crimes Nearby: Woman Pays $1500 in Cellphone Bills With Stolen Identity...
Patch.comMarch 28, 2013

Yvette McKie Washington, 48, of Sag Harbor, was arrested and charged with identity theft in the second-degree, a felony, on March 15 after she used someone else's checking account to pay $1,500 worth of cellphone bills. Police said she used the victim ...more »

USDOJ: Three Sentenced in Alabama Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Conspiracy
7thSpace Interactive (press release)March 28, 2013

Mary Bennett, Narendrakumar Patel and Eugenia Burks, all residents of Elmore County, Ala ., were sentenced for their roles in an identity theft and tax fraud scheme. Bennett was sentenced today to 75 months in prison; Patel was sentenced yesterday to ...more »

Twin Falls Claims US Band Stole Identity
The QuietusMarch 28, 2013

In the post entitled 'How Dashboard Confessional Stole My Identity: A Cautionary Tale For Bands', Stidson, whose band came to light with their 2009 track 'Janie I Will Only Let You Down', writes that he became aware of Carrabba setting up a new band ...more »

Man Uses Stolen Identity To Swipe Title To OKC Victim's Vehicle
news9.com KWTVMarch 28, 2013

Oklahoma City Police are searching for a man who used a victim's stolen identity to steal the title to the victim's car. Investigators say the unidentified man may have stolen the victim's information from his mailbox and used it to make fake ...more »

Man Swipes Mail, Steals OKC Man's Identity
news9.com KWTVMarch 28, 2013

Oklahoma City Police are searching for a man who used a victim's stolen identity to steal the title to the victim's car. Investigators say the unidentified man stole the victim's information from his mailbox and used it to make fake identification. The ...more »

Stolen Identity Leads to Two Felony Charges
Patch.comMarch 27, 2013

A 22-year-old Chicago man has been charged with two felonies after he allegedly used someone else's identity to purchase thousands of dollars worth of items at American TV in Oak Creek. Using a fake name, Michael Pearson opened an American TV credit ...more »

State police: a Pierrepont Manor woman stole grandmother's identity
WatertownDailyTimes.comMarch 27, 2013

PIERREPONT MANOR — A Pierrepont Manor woman has been accused of stealing her grandmother's identity and spending more than $3,5000 at area businesses. State police in Watertown arrested Rebecca S. Keegan, 27, of 15952 County Route 91, ...more »

Twin Falls (UK) Claim Chris Carrabba's New Band Stole Identity
PropertyOfZackMarch 27, 2013

An artist called Twin Falls from the UK is claiming that Chris Carrabba's new Twin Falls band has stolen his identity as a man. Check out a long statement from the artist below by clicking “Read More.” First off, I feel the need to introduce myself. I ...more »

Texas teacher meets Mexican mother who stole her identity for 12 years
South China Morning PostMarch 26, 2013

When Gutierrez's identity was stolen, the thief did not stop at opening fraudulent credit and bank accounts. Cardona-Gonzalez assumed Gutierrez's persona completely, using it to get a job, a driver's licence, a mortgage and medical care for her children.more »

Illegal immigrant stole woman's life, even putting her name on kids' birth ...
Pittsburgh Post GazetteMarch 26, 2013

When Ms. Gutierrez's identity was stolen, the thief didn't stop at opening fraudulent credit and bank accounts. Cardona-Gonzalez assumed Ms. Gutierrez's persona completely, using it to get a job, a driver's license, a mortgage and medical care for her ...more »

Total identity thief lives her dream and ruins the life of the real Candida L ...
CollegeNewsMarch 26, 2013

But the real Candida L. Gutierrez is extremely concerned by the Mexican native who's stolen her identity and used it to afford the privilege of getting a mortgage, bank account, driver's license, and even healthcare. Cases such as this are prone to ...more »

Don't Let Identity Thieves Steal Your Tax Refund
TIMEMarch 26, 2013

More than a million Americans have their tax refunds stolen by identity thieves every year — and that number is skyrocketing. National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson told Congress in a January report that the number of tax-related identity theft ...more »

Technology used to steal identities
Daily Free Press (subscription)March 26, 2013

After a string of arrests, the Attorney General's office has found that the use of fraudulent credit cards and stolen identities is the new frontier for organized crime, said Mass. Attorney General Martha Coakley in a press conference. Sharon “Aaron ...more »

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