Stolen Identity. Legal news and articles for November 24 - 30, 2014

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Albany man charged with ID theft
Albany Times UnionNovember 7, 2014

GREENPORT — An Albany man was nabbed for identity theft after he picked up two items he'd bought with the stolen identity, Columbia County Sheriff David P. Bartlett's office said. Roger Arhin, 27, was charged with first-degree identity theft, a felony ...more »

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The simple scam we're all at risk of
Herald SunNovember 30, 2014

Because there's no way you spent $1.36 with some web hosting company in France? Right? ... New data from credit reporting agency Veda shows fraudulent credit applications involving identity takeover has risen 110 per cent in the past two years. It's ...more »

Photographer Jessamyn Lovell finds woman who stole her identity and stalks her
Daily MailNovember 27, 2014

An artist who had her identity stolen by a woman in 2011 has found a unique and interesting way to deal with the horrific experience. Jessamyn Lovell, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, had her wallet stolen from the gallery SF Camerawork in San Francisco by ...more »

I Ate Thanksgiving Dinner With My Identity Thief for 19 Years
ABC NewsNovember 27, 2014

Nineteen a minute: That's how quickly people become identity theft victims in the U.S. Estimates vary, but somewhere between 10 and 16 million Americans are defrauded each year in this way. Thanksgiving can be an awkward time of year for some victims, ...more »

Woman arrested in Kannapolis on drug, identity theft charges
Salisbury PostNovember 26, 2014

Sherry Ann Carillo, 35, 2650 Wyoming Drive, was arrested on charges of trafficking stolen identities, one count of conspiracy to traffick opium and heroin and one count of possessing a controlled substance. A news release from the Rowan County Sheriff ...more »

Texas Legal adds identity theft protection coverage to combat rise in data ...
San Antonio Business JournalNovember 26, 2014

With computer hacking and security breaches at popular retailers making headlines, more consumers are paying attention to the possibility of identity theft. The process to restore one's credit once it has been compromised can be time consuming and costly.more »

Protect your identity this holiday season from getting Scrooged
Cedar Valley Daily TimesNovember 26, 2014

“Unfortunately, statistics prove that identity theft is committed by someone the victim knows approximately 30 to 50 percent of the time. I recommend that you shred every document you don't need and buy a fire-safe to lock up your valuable identity...more »

I Ate Thanksgiving Dinner With My Identity Thief for 19 Years
STLtoday.comNovember 26, 2014

The reason: bad credit. She ordered a copy of her credit report (while important for everyone, this is a crucial step for anyone who has been a victim of identity theft). She assumed there would be a one-pager featuring a couple student loans. Instead ...more »

Rockingham County woman's identity stolen through her mail
myfox8.comNovember 25, 2014

REIDSVILLE, N.C. — A Rockingham County woman says her mail and her identity were stolen more than a year ago and she is anxiously awaiting justice. Janice Moore tells FOX8 she was one of the victims in a mail fraud investigation in Reidsville we first ...more »

New 'chip' credit card expected to combat identity theft
KPTV.comNovember 25, 2014

Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America and as holiday shopping begins credit card users are being warned. Suffield resident Angela Cremins said she felt shocked and violated after receiving a letter from a collection agency called ...more »

New 'chip' credit card expected to combat identity theft
KPHO PhoenixNovember 25, 2014

Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America and as holiday shopping begins credit card users are being warned. Suffield resident Angela Cremins said she felt shocked and violated after receiving a letter from a collection agency called ...more »

New 'chip' credit card expected to combat identity theft
WNEM SaginawNovember 25, 2014

Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America and as holiday shopping begins credit card users are being warned. Suffield resident Angela Cremins said she felt shocked and violated after receiving a letter from a collection agency called ...more »

Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud Scheme Lands Another Under Federal ...
Laredo SunNovember 25, 2014

HOUSTON – Ronald Dewayne Hadley has been charged in a 22-count indictment alleging the submission of false tax refund claims for tax years 2010-2012, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson along with Lucy Cruz, special agent in charge of ...more »

Stolen identity tax refund fraud scheme lands another under federal indictment
Your Houston NewsNovember 25, 2014

Hadley's prosecution is part of a national Stolen Identity Refund Fraud initiative that has resulted in a number of prosecutions throughout the United States in recent months. “These SIRF cases exemplify the IRS's intense focus on the pursuit of refund ...more »

New 'chip' credit card expected to combat identity theft
WFSBNovember 25, 2014

Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America and as holiday shopping begins credit card users are being warned. Suffield resident Angela Cremins said she felt shocked and violated after receiving a letter from a collection agency called ...more »

How to protect your kids from identity theft
ActionNewsJax.comNovember 24, 2014

Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America, and not even children are safe. However, there are steps you can take right now to protect your child's information to lock thieves out. Susan Lawson was a teenager when a relative stole her identity.more »

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