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

Identity theft fugitive captured in LebanonWhy You Don't Need LifeLock Identity Theft Protection5 Tips To Stop Identity Theft From A Texas A&M University Financial Expert4 simple ways to prevent identity theftPolice seek identity of woman in Oklahoma City credit card theftID theft cases soarHow to protect yourself and recover from Identity TheftPostal worker arraigned on mail theft, identity theft; police recover 10000 ...New law aims to prevent child identity theft19 indicted on allegations of cashing stolen U.S. Treasury checksFederal grand jury indicts 19 accused of Atlanta fraud ringTwo sent to prison in stolen identity tax refund fraud schemeHow identity theft cost Uncle Sam $5.2B in 2013Police: Man caught by using real identity with stolen credit cardRealtors share steps to repair identity theft

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Three early warning signs that you've fallen victim to identity theft
Telegraph.co.ukSeptember 2, 2014

A fraudster can may contact your mobile phone operator pretending to be you – they will start making transactions on your account, for example by adding new devices, or SIM cards in your name. If you see any mobile phone charges that you feel do not to ...more »

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Identity theft fugitive captured in Lebanon
The TennesseanSeptember 30, 2014

Eric Darden, 31, of Charlotte, N.C., was wanted in Wisconsin and North Carolina for multiple counts of felony larceny and identity theft. Darden tried to make a purchase at a Brooks Brothers store in Franklin, where the credit card was denied. Franklin ...more »

Why You Don't Need LifeLock Identity Theft Protection
SavingAdvice.comSeptember 30, 2014

Many people worry their identity may be stolen at some point in their life. With the constant credit card breeches from major retailers constantly in the news, the risk has become even scarier to most people. However, is it really worth spending money ...more »

5 Tips To Stop Identity Theft From A Texas A&M University Financial Expert
Texas A&M UniversitySeptember 30, 2014

Taking a few simple steps to protect your personal information may save you from being a victim of identity theft, says Texas A&M University's Deanna Holder, a financial aid advisor and a member of the university's financial advising team “Money Wise ...more »

4 simple ways to prevent identity theft
KING5.comSeptember 29, 2014

Most of us figure we're pretty safe from identity theft. That's what one woman thought too. Leslie Yeoman has always been careful where she shares her personal information.That's why she couldn't believe someone had stolen her identity. "You just feel ...more »

Police seek identity of woman in Oklahoma City credit card theft
NewsOK.comSeptember 29, 2014

Police said the auto burglary occurred at Gold's Gym at 3617 NW Expressway shortly before the use of the stolen card at Target. Anyone with information on the identity of the woman is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at 235-7300. Callers can remain ...more »

ID theft cases soar
RedEye ChicagoSeptember 29, 2014

Broderick is hardly alone as data breaches and identity theft continue to soar. More than 56 million customers at Home Depot had their information stolen in a breach by hackers, announced Sept. 8, eclipsing the previous record of 40 million compromised ...more »

How to protect yourself and recover from Identity Theft
CommDigiNewsSeptember 28, 2014

WASHINGTON, September 28, 2014 — Identity theft is the most frequently committed crime in the world. Becoming you is easy to do. Identity thieves can steal your life, your credit and your medical history. Your name can be associated with crimes you ...more »

Postal worker arraigned on mail theft, identity theft; police recover 10000 ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.comSeptember 27, 2014

John Paul Osburn, 32, made his first court appearance in a downtown Justice Center courtroom before Multnomah County Circuit Judge Youlee You on 114 counts of mail theft and 30 counts of identity theft along with a methamphetamine possession count ...more »

New law aims to prevent child identity theft
WTSP 10 NewsSeptember 24, 2014

But, children barely have any safeguards against credit or identity theft. "You really want to be vigilant because these things happen so very fast," said Amy Alexander. Alexander is a stay-at-home mom in Tallahassee with two kids. She knows the ...more »

19 indicted on allegations of cashing stolen U.S. Treasury checks
WSB AtlantaSeptember 24, 2014

A federal grand jury has indicted 19 people for allegedly stealing government money, credit card fraud, and aggravated identity theft, based on their alleged involvement in an extensive scheme to steal and cash U.S. Treasury checks and use fraudulently ...more »

Federal grand jury indicts 19 accused of Atlanta fraud ring
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionSeptember 24, 2014

Asad “Baldhead” Abdullah, 36, conspiracy to commit theft of government funds, theft of government funds, aggravated identity theft, conspiracy to commit access device fraud, and access device fraud. • Hafid Abdur-Rabbani, 36, conspiracy to commit theft ...more »

Two sent to prison in stolen identity tax refund fraud scheme
KTRK-TVSeptember 24, 2014

Linus Davar Riggs, 32, and Nowell Joshua Cousin, 31, both of Houston, have been handed their sentences as a result of filing fraudulent tax returns using identification information that was either stolen or used without lawful authority, announced U.S. ...more »

How identity theft cost Uncle Sam $5.2B in 2013
CBS NewsSeptember 24, 2014

Identity theft cost the Internal Revenue Service more than $5 billion in tax year 2013, according to an analysis from the U.S. Government Accountability Office. While the IRS estimates it prevented $24.2 billion in fraudulent refunds, there are still ...more »

Police: Man caught by using real identity with stolen credit card
WKRNSeptember 24, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -. A Nashville man was arrested Tuesday for credit card fraud when he allegedly stole credit and debit cards from a parked car in late August. The victim had parked his car at the 500 block of 4th Avenue South for nearly three hours on ...more »

Realtors share steps to repair identity theft
Los Altos Town CrierSeptember 24, 2014

Last year, approximately 11 million Americans were victims of identity theft. Identities were stolen from mailboxes, trash bins and documents that contain driver's license and credit card information. Security breaches at department stores and high ...more »

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