Stolen Identity. Legal news and articles for July 28 - 31, 2015

Burlington arrests lead to discovery of alleged identity theft ringPolice Seek Trio in Connection to Identity Theft, Grand Larceny Case9 Things to Do Immediately After Your Identity Is StolenOrcas man charged with identity theft and trafficking stolen propertyCybertheft is more than stolen identityGrandmaster Flash's Custom Dodge Charger Stolen in Case of Mistaken IdentityGrandmaster Flash's Custom Dodge Charger Stolen in Case of Mistaken IdentityIdentity theft complaints up sharply, agencies say9 Investigates identity theft trend2 sought in Montgomery County identify theft spree arrestedReporter Confronts Woman Who Stole His Identity: WATCH!Couple with criminal history arraigned on identity theft charges in Cayuga ...Police fear assisted living home operator may stolen multiple patients' identitiesFake psychiatrist: the real doctorDoctor to be informed of stolen identity

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OPM hack: 21 million people's personal information stolen, federal agency says ...
The GuardianJuly 10, 2015

In its statement, OPM announced several steps it has taken and will take to “protect” those impacted by the breach, including providing identity theft insurance; identity monitoring for minor children; credit and fraud monitoring; and “full service ...more »

My Identity Was Stolen Twice — Here's What I Did - Tom's Guide
Tom's GuideJuly 24, 2015

Journalistic identity theft seems pretty harmless in theory, but what this swindler is doing could cost me my job. I'm not supposed to write for a competing website on topics I already cover. If this person was receiving payment in my name and filing ...more »

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Burlington arrests lead to discovery of alleged identity theft ring
InsideHalton.comJuly 31, 2015

A 48-year-old Toronto man and two Quebec women are facing charges in connection with an alleged identity theft ring, which police say could have potentially put thousands of stolen identities into the hands of criminals. Det. Mark Underwood of the ...more »

Police Seek Trio in Connection to Identity Theft, Grand Larceny Case
Patch.comJuly 31, 2015

Further investigation revealed the two men stole the identity of a Texas resident, police said. One of the men claimed he was the grandfather of the other man and was buying the car for his grandson, according to police. The older man was described as ...more »

9 Things to Do Immediately After Your Identity Is Stolen
U.S. News & World ReportJuly 31, 2015

Technically, a single compromised account is considered credit card fraud and not identity theft, but it can be difficult to distinguish between the two at the start. Unauthorized credit card purchases could signal a one-time security breach, or they ...more »

Orcas man charged with identity theft and trafficking stolen property
Journal of the San Juan IslandsJuly 30, 2015

An Orcas man has been charged with trafficking in stolen property in the first degree, identity theft in the first degree and identity theft in the second degree. Brian Douglas McClerren, 35, of Orcas Island, has an arraignment date of July 31 ...more »

Cybertheft is more than stolen identity
San Diego Source (subscription)July 30, 2015

Actually, Savage was discussing what cybercrime hackers do with all the personal identity they have extracted from major retail chain stores and various government agencies. His talk was not about the technicalities of hacking, or what can be done to ...more »

Grandmaster Flash's Custom Dodge Charger Stolen in Case of Mistaken Identity
The News WheelJuly 30, 2015

Though Flash is considered one of the most recognizable figures in New York City's hip-hop scene, his custom 2014 Dodge Charger, which is known as “The Ghost” due to its white exterior, was recently stolen in a case of mistaken identity—and a whole ...more »

Grandmaster Flash's Custom Dodge Charger Stolen in Case of Mistaken Identity
The News WheelJuly 30, 2015

Though Flash is considered one of the most recognizable figures in New York City's hip-hop scene, his custom 2014 Dodge Charger, which is known as “The Ghost” due to its white exterior, was recently stolen in a case of mistaken identity—and a whole ...more »

Identity theft complaints up sharply, agencies say
Pittsburgh Post-GazetteJuly 30, 2015

With a record number of data breaches reverberating across the nation last year, identity theft zoomed to the top as the fastest-growing complaint reported by state and local consumer protection agencies in 2014, according to a just-released survey by ...more »

9 Investigates identity theft trend
WFTV OrlandoJuly 29, 2015

9 Investigates examined how your personal information may be getting posted online without your knowledge, allowing crooks to steal your identity. Channel 9's Vanessa Welch worked with a local cyber-security expert who was able to find Social Security ...more »

2 sought in Montgomery County identify theft spree arrested
6abc.comJuly 29, 2015

In all, authorities allege the couple profited by as much as $124,000 from the creation of the fake credit accounts using the stolen identity information. It's unclear if there may be other victims out there. Ferman says anyone who feels they've been ...more »

Reporter Confronts Woman Who Stole His Identity: WATCH!
The Hollywood GossipJuly 29, 2015

And it doesn't just happen to celebrities and people who deserve it, like Chris Brown. Regular people have their identities stolen by hackers and con men on a daily basis, and usually, the closest thing they get to satisfaction is their account being ...more »

Couple with criminal history arraigned on identity theft charges in Cayuga ...
Auburn CitizenJuly 28, 2015

AUBURN | Accused of using a relative's credit card without permission, Lawrence and Kathleen McCrea were arraigned Tuesday in Cayuga County Court. The couple, inmates at the Cayuga County Jail, each face second-degree identity theft and ...more »

Police fear assisted living home operator may stolen multiple patients' identities
ABC Action NewsJuly 28, 2015

Police said at least one former patient was a victim of identity theft. The woman's daughter discovered her credit card had been used several times after she died in May. Police said they saw Infante on surveillance video using it to buy food, gift ...more »

Fake psychiatrist: the real doctor
New Zealand HeraldJuly 28, 2015

A US doctor was last night informed his identity may have been stolen in what is being described as a "sophisticated" case of identity fraud by a man who allegedly posed as a psychiatrist and worked for Waikato District Health Board. The qualified ...more »

Doctor to be informed of stolen identity
Otago Daily TimesJuly 28, 2015

A US doctor will tonight be informed his identity may have been stolen in what is being described as a "sophisticated" case of identity fraud by a man who allegedly posed as a psychiatrist and worked for the Waikato District Health Board. The qualified ...more »

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