Stolen Identity. Legal news and articles for July 29 - 31, 2014

What do I do if my identity is stolen?Identity Theft RingBatavia man charged with identity theftThief obtains almost a dozen credit cards using stolen identitySlidell police say woman used stolen identity, forged checks to drain accounts ...Identity theft expanding with technologyReporter's identity stolenMiramar man pleads guilty to wire fraud, aggravated identity theftWoman sentenced in federal identity theft case stole more than 700 identitiesAlabama Man Pleads Guilty to Involvement in Identity Theft Scheme Using ...Alabama Man Pleads Guilty to Involvement in Identity Theft Scheme Using ...Hashtag Life: Stolen IdentitiesHashtag Life: Stolen IdentitiesFort Myers Anchor, Victim of Identity Theft, Fights to Clear NamePOLICE BEAT: Identity theft reported in Palo Alto

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Identity theft rises, consumers rage
CBS NewsJuly 1, 2014

The big data breaches almost seem routine. The count is 368 breaches so far this year, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center, a cybercrime research and education group. That's up nearly 19 percent from the same period last year. The number of ...more »

Cops: Malverne Resident's Identity Stolen, Subject Still At-Large
Patch.comJuly 1, 2014

Cops released a surveillance photo of a subject they say stole a Malverne resident's personal information. The unknown subject used the stolen information to take more than $3,000 out of the victim's bank account. The thefts were made Feb. 4 at ...more »

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What do I do if my identity is stolen?
KATC Lafayette NewsJuly 31, 2014

Create an identity theft report at the Federal Trade Commission ftc.gov or call them at 877-438-4338. Go to your local police department or the police department where the theft occurred. If you suspect that someone is misusing your personal ...more »

Identity Theft Ring
WVASJuly 31, 2014

A Montgomery man has pleaded guilty to helping his relatives use stolen identities to file fraudulent tax returns. Gregory Slaton pleaded guilty to conspiracy. He faces up to 10 years in federal prison when his sentencing date is set. Slaton admitted ...more »

Batavia man charged with identity theft
Kane County ChronicleJuly 30, 2014

Edward R. Arbet, 55, of the 600 block of North Prairie Street, was charged Wednesday with aggravated identity theft, theft exceeding $300, unlawful use of a credit card and two counts of forgery, all felonies. The identity theft is considered ...more »

Thief obtains almost a dozen credit cards using stolen identity
Local 10July 30, 2014

The Broward Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who used an Oakland Park man's identity to obtain almost a dozen credit cards. Warren Stoeber, 63, told investigators he received a bill for purchases made with a new Sears credit card in the mail on ...more »

Slidell police say woman used stolen identity, forged checks to drain accounts ...
The Times-PicayuneJuly 30, 2014

Slidell police are asking the public's help in tracking down a woman who is wanted on fraud and theft-related charges. Slidell police said the woman, Dominique Mali Gillam, 28, has used the stolen identity of Martrelle Davis and cashed forged checks ...more »

Identity theft expanding with technology
Tyler Morning TelegraphJuly 30, 2014

According to the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics, Americans were hit for $24.7 million in identity theft in 2012. That is $10 billion more than all of the other types of theft combined, including burglary, vehicle theft and ...more »

Reporter's identity stolen
Tyler Morning TelegraphJuly 30, 2014

Over the next several days, I learned a lot about identity theft, how quickly it happens, a consumer's responsibilities and how the consumer is protected under the law. I was told to contact the local police department, the FBI and file a report at the ...more »

Miramar man pleads guilty to wire fraud, aggravated identity theft
Sun-SentinelJuly 29, 2014

Claude and his accomplice had obtained the personal identification information of students from an employee of Miami-Dade County Public Schools and used the students' stolen identities to file fraudulent tax returns with the IRS to obtain tax refunds ...more »

Woman sentenced in federal identity theft case stole more than 700 identities
Sun-SentinelJuly 29, 2014

A West Palm Beach woman who stole more than 700 identities was sentenced on Tuesday to 5 years and 10 months in federal prison, according to the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida. Tia Lashonda Miller, 39, had stolen the ...more »

Alabama Man Pleads Guilty to Involvement in Identity Theft Scheme Using ...
eNews Park ForestJuly 29, 2014

Gregory Slaton pleaded guilty today to one count of conspiracy to file false claims for his involvement in a Stolen Identity Tax Refund (SIRF) scheme, Deputy Assistant Attorney General Ronald A. Cimino of the Justice Department's Tax Division and U.S. ...more »

Alabama Man Pleads Guilty to Involvement in Identity Theft Scheme Using ...
eNews Park ForestJuly 29, 2014

Gregory Slaton pleaded guilty today to one count of conspiracy to file false claims for his involvement in a Stolen Identity Tax Refund (SIRF) scheme, Deputy Assistant Attorney General Ronald A. Cimino of the Justice Department's Tax Division and U.S. ...more »

Hashtag Life: Stolen Identities
WTVY, DothanJuly 29, 2014

“Unfortunately I am an expert for all the wrong reasons,” joked Sileo. “I didn't pay attention to these topics of privacy and identity theft and I had my identity stolen twice, I ended up losing over 300 thousand dollars and that was very motivating ...more »

Hashtag Life: Stolen Identities
WTVY, DothanJuly 29, 2014

“Unfortunately I am an expert for all the wrong reasons,” joked Sileo. “I didn't pay attention to these topics of privacy and identity theft and I had my identity stolen twice, I ended up losing over 300 thousand dollars and that was very motivating ...more »

Fort Myers Anchor, Victim of Identity Theft, Fights to Clear Name
mediabistro.comJuly 29, 2014

Screen Shot 2014-07-29 at 12.36.34 PM WINK news anchor Cayle Thompson says he “learned the hard way” that nobody is safe from identity theft. “We don't know yet how my identity was stolen, and we don't know who did it,” he said, revealing that ...more »

POLICE BEAT: Identity theft reported in Palo Alto
San Jose Mercury NewsJuly 29, 2014

Items selected are from the daily police logs of the cities listed below. Times shown are when the incidents were reported to the police. TV CRIME: A 50-foot flat screen television was stolen from a residence on Nora Way in Atherton between 9 a.m. and ...more »

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