Stolen Identity. Legal news and articles for June 26 - 30, 2014

Cybersecurity expert says little risk from Butler data breachConsumers warned to watch out for identity theft this summerChelsea Police: Munith man's theft caught on video; identity theft reportedJim Miller: How to protect yourself from identity theftDefence chief's identity stolen in love scamDPH investigating cases of identity theft and tax fraudHere's one way to spot your identity being stolenHow to protect your Medicare card from identity theftDefence chief's identity stolen in love scamSt. Peters man dealing with identity theftHow to Protect Your Medicare Card from Identity TheftHow to Protect Your Medicare Card from Identity TheftJackson Residents Sentenced for Stolen Identity Refund Fraud11 easy ways to avoid identity theft while travelingADPH notifies individuals whose personal info possibly stolen

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6 charged in large-scale identity theft and fraud investigation
MyFoxALJune 4, 2014

Eric Jose Azcona, a 27 year old black male from Huntsville, AL is charged with 28 Fraudulent Uses of a Credit Card, 26 Identity Thefts, Trafficking in Stolen Identities, and Theft of Property First Degree for a total of 56 felony warrants and a bond of ...more »

Police: 'Identity theft, scams happen to everyone'
Quad City TimesJune 24, 2014

Davenport Assistant Police Chief Don Schaeffer said that recovering a stolen identity can be a long process and that it is something the department's crime prevention unit handles all the time. “It's so easy to create a phony website or something ...more »

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Cybersecurity expert says little risk from Butler data breach
Indianapolis StarJune 30, 2014

Police contacted Butler officials on May 28 to alert them to an investigation of possible identity theft involving about 163,000 people with ties to Butler, according to documents provided to The Indianapolis Star by university spokesman Marc Allan ...more »

Consumers warned to watch out for identity theft this summer
Darien TimesJune 30, 2014

According to Javelin Research's 2014 Identity Fraud Study, more than 13 million Americans had their identities stolen last year, and it cost an average of $3,500 to fix related problems. According to the Federal Trade Commission, identity theft has ...more »

Chelsea Police: Munith man's theft caught on video; identity theft reported
Heritage NewspapersJune 30, 2014

Police responded to the Chelsea Police Department to speak with the victim who stated that she had just learned that her identity had been stolen and her name and personal information had been used to obtain a car loan. It was determined that the ...more »

Jim Miller: How to protect yourself from identity theft
Baxter BulletinJune 30, 2014

I just turned 65 and received my Medicare card. I see that the ID number on my card is the same as my Social Security number, and on the back of the card it tells me I need to carry it with me at all times. What can I do to protect myself from identify ...more »

Defence chief's identity stolen in love scam
South Coast RegisterJune 30, 2014

New Zealand's defence force is also investigating an account purporting to belong to former defence chief Rhys Jones, the second time since 2012 that his identity has been stolen by impersonators on social media. On Thursday, Facebook suspended several ...more »

DPH investigating cases of identity theft and tax fraud
Selma Times-JournalJune 28, 2014

Samarria Dunson, the privacy officer for the ADPH, said those concerned they are victims of identity theft or tax returns filed in their name should contact the fraud department of Equifax, Experian or TransUnion Credit Bureau to receive the proper ...more »

Here's one way to spot your identity being stolen
Gympie TimesJune 28, 2014

FACEBOOK ATTACK: Caloundra businesswoman Vickie Taylor had a harrowing time after her identity was stolen in 2010. Iain Curry. IMAGINE getting a Facebook friend request from yourself. Your photo, name, birthday and your contacts all are being used ...more »

How to protect your Medicare card from identity theft
Clinton HeraldJune 28, 2014

After all, we're constantly warned not to carry our SSN around with us, because if it gets lost or stolen, the result could be identity theft. But the Medicare ID is more than an identifier. It's proof of insurance. Beneficiaries need to show their ...more »

Defence chief's identity stolen in love scam
Sydney Morning HeraldJune 28, 2014

New Zealand's defence force is also investigating an account purporting to belong to former defence chief Rhys Jones, the second time since 2012 that his identity has been stolen by impersonators on social media. A screen grab from fake Mark Binskin ...more »

St. Peters man dealing with identity theft
fox2now.comJune 28, 2014

(KTVI)– A St. Peters man is fighting to regain his identity. He says he has no clue how it was stolen because he`s always been so careful. But now he`ll have to spend months trying to get his name back. Alan Davis says when he went to the mailbox a few ...more »

How to Protect Your Medicare Card from Identity Theft
Huffington PostJune 27, 2014

I just turned 65 and received my Medicare card. I see that the ID number on my card is the same as my Social Security number, and on the back of the card it tells me I need to carry it with me at all times. What can I do to protect myself from identify ...more »

How to Protect Your Medicare Card from Identity Theft
Huffington Post (blog)June 27, 2014

I just turned 65 and received my Medicare card. I see that the ID number on my card is the same as my Social Security number, and on the back of the card it tells me I need to carry it with me at all times. What can I do to protect myself from identify ...more »

Jackson Residents Sentenced for Stolen Identity Refund Fraud
WJTVJune 26, 2014

Rickey McDuffey, of Jackson, was sentenced in federal court today to fifty-six months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for conspiracy to commit stolen identity refund fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis and ...more »

11 easy ways to avoid identity theft while traveling
ConsumerReports.orgJune 26, 2014

The last thing you want to deal with while you're on vacation is a lost or stolen credit card, drivers license, or smart phone. Luckily there are precautions you can take to minimize your risk of theft, or, if it does happen, that it will lead to ...more »

ADPH notifies individuals whose personal info possibly stolen
WAFFJune 26, 2014

The Alabama Department of Public Health says it is in the process of notifying individuals whose personal information may have been stolen and advising possible victims of alleged fraud to report incidences of identity theft. ADPH released a statement ...more »

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