Stolen Identity. Legal news and articles for May 22 - 31, 2014

New excuse? Garner man charged with falsely claiming stolen identityFlorida continues to lead U.S. in identity, tax fraudFlorida continues to lead US in identity, tax fraudFlorida continues to lead US in identity, tax fraudFlorida continues to lead US in identity, tax fraudLogic's Dad Stole His IdentityNorth Shore patient identities stolen: DADA: Woman Stole IDs Of Hospital PatientsBUSTED: Identity thief compares himself to Leonardo DiCaprio in "Catch Me If ...Fort Benning soldiers among victims in $20 million ID fraud probeTen indicted in $20M tax fraud and identity theft caseDepartment of Justice bashes $20 million identity refund fraud ringEbay denies 'stolen database' on sale for 1.45 bitcoin is authentic9 indicted in $20M stolen identity refund fraud conspiracyMilitary personnel victims in $20 million stolen-identity scheme in central ...

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Identity Theft Victim? Here Are 6 Things You Need to Do
Yahoo NewsMay 1, 2014

The first thing to do is to call one of the three major credit reporting agencies — Equifax, Experian, or TransUnion — and request that it place a fraud alert on your credit file. Whichever company you contact will notify the other two credit bureaus ...more »

Lawsuit filed in Flowers Hospital identity theft
Dothan EagleMay 5, 2014

26 and charged with trafficking in stolen identities. Henry County Sheriff's and Abbeville Police Investigative Unit Investigator Aaron Kincaid said Millender had multiple medical records that did not belong to him. A class action lawsuit filed in ...more »

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New excuse? Garner man charged with falsely claiming stolen identity
News & ObserverMay 31, 2014

Christopher Deon Stewart, 31, is accused of falsely reporting to the Rocky Mount Police Department that someone had stolen his identity and used it to buy five iPhones, according to an arrest warrant. Stewart claimed that he “did not have any ...more »

Florida continues to lead U.S. in identity, tax fraud
Business InsiderMay 30, 2014

MIAMI (Reuters) - Despite efforts by federal officials to crack down on rampant identity theft linked to hundreds of millions of dollars of fraudulently claimed tax refunds, South Florida continues to lead the nation for these scams. In the latest case ...more »

Florida continues to lead US in identity, tax fraud
WTAQMay 30, 2014

In the latest case, Freddie Howard, 56, of Davie, pleaded guilty on Thursday to mail fraud charges after filing fraudulent tax refunds totaling $22 million using a stolen identity as well as willing recruits. He received a total of $4.5 million in ...more »

Florida continues to lead US in identity, tax fraud
Chicago TribuneMay 30, 2014

In the latest case, Freddie Howard, 56, of Davie, pleaded guilty on Thursday to mail fraud charges after filing fraudulent tax refunds totaling $22 million using a stolen identity as well as willing recruits. He received a total of $4.5 million in ...more »

Florida continues to lead US in identity, tax fraud
ReutersMay 30, 2014

In the latest case, Freddie Howard, 56, of Davie, pleaded guilty on Thursday to mail fraud charges after filing fraudulent tax refunds totaling $22 million using a stolen identity as well as willing recruits. He received a total of $4.5 million in ...more »

Logic's Dad Stole His Identity
XXLMAG.COMMay 30, 2014

“I remember one time he stole my identity. My name is Sir Robert Bryson Hall II and his name is Robert Bryson Hall and he used my social security card and got like 10 credit cards under my name and was buying and doing all these things and potentially ...more »

North Shore patient identities stolen: DA
The Island NowMay 29, 2014

Talbert was arrested in June 2011 after she was found to have tried to make a purchase at the Bloomingdales store in the Roosevelt Field Mall using a stolen identity, prosecutors said. After failing to appear at a court hearing that September, a ...more »

DA: Woman Stole IDs Of Hospital Patients
North Country GazetteMay 26, 2014

Talbert was arrested by the Nassau County Police Department Crimes Against Property Squad and Third Precinct in June 2011 at Bloomingdales in Roosevelt Field, where she attempted to make purchases under the stolen identity of a North Shore Hospital ...more »

BUSTED: Identity thief compares himself to Leonardo DiCaprio in "Catch Me If ...
fox6now.comMay 26, 2014

He stole the identities of more than 50 people, and accrued $40,000 in losses. “He was active online. Claims he received the stolen identities online. That is what he lived off of. That was his only income,” U.S. Postal Inspector Blance Alvarez said ...more »

Fort Benning soldiers among victims in $20 million ID fraud probe
Columbus Ledger-EnquirerMay 23, 2014

The indictment states the defendants obtained several electronic filing numbers in the names of sham tax businesses and applied for bank products from various financial institutions, which mailed blank check stock to the defendants' homes. The sham tax ...more »

Ten indicted in $20M tax fraud and identity theft case
Montgomery AdvertiserMay 22, 2014

The Middle District of Alabama's U.S. Attorney's office and the Internal Revenue Service announced ten indictments Thursday morning in one of the largest tax fraud and identity theft case in the area. U.S. Attorney George L. Beck, Jr. said more than ...more »

Department of Justice bashes $20 million identity refund fraud ring
Network WorldMay 22, 2014

According to the indictment, between January 2011 and December 2013, the defendants ran a large-scale identity theft ring. The defendants obtained stolen identities from various sources to be used in filing false returns. Tracy Mitchell worked at the ...more »

Ebay denies 'stolen database' on sale for 1.45 bitcoin is authentic
The GuardianMay 22, 2014

“One or two” eBay employee company identities were stolen between the end of February and the beginning of March, but it wasn't until repeated attempts were made to access a database – which those identities were not authorised to access – that the ...more »

9 indicted in $20M stolen identity refund fraud conspiracy
WTVMMay 22, 2014

Furthermore, according to the Superseding Indictment, the defendants directed anticipated tax refunds to prepaid debit cards, to U.S. Treasury Checks, and to financial institutions which in turn issued the refunds via checks or prepaid debit cards. As ...more »

Military personnel victims in $20 million stolen-identity scheme in central ...
al.comMay 22, 2014

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Ten suspects were recently indicted for their roles in a $20 million stolen identity refund fraud scheme that involved nearly 7,000 victims, some active-duty military. Tracy Mitchell, Dameisha Mitchell, Latasha Mitchell ...more »

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