Stolen Identity. Legal news and articles for March 25 - 31, 2015

2.3 Million Americans Victims of Medical Identity TheftPolice Blotter: Stolen Audi in Madison; identity theft in RandolphPolice in Henderson County arrest identity theft suspect from ArlingtonTax fraud and identity theft: How to protect yourselfIRS identity theft cases expected to increaseDoctor murdered wife, abused daughter, stole identity: bookNew kind of identity theft you haven't heard ofNew kind of identity theft you haven't heard ofProtecting your identity will help protect your financial futureVernon County Identity Theft Press ReleasePolice: Wormleysburg man used stolen identity to purchase gift cards onlineBroward Man Sentenced To Prison For Identity Theft Fraud SchemeThe time of year for identity theftParsippany Police offers advise on Identity TheftN.J. gang members, associates arrested for racketeering, identity theft ...

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Lawmakers Look for Ways to Fight Identity-Theft Tax Fraud
Wall Street JournalMarch 12, 2015

WASHINGTON—Tax officials and lawmakers on Thursday urged more and faster information sharing between the government, tax-filing services and employers to help address the growing problem of tax refund fraud using stolen identity information. The ...more »

What's the Most Dangerous Kind of Identity Theft?
Credit.com News (blog)March 10, 2015

Like the thieves behind the crime, identity theft can take on many disguises depending on the information stolen. When identity theft goes undetected, these crimes can not only cost victims their money, but also their health and well-being. It's nearly ...more »

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2.3 Million Americans Victims of Medical Identity Theft
NBC Bay AreaMarch 31, 2015

Last year, millions of Americans were charged a total of $20 billion for medical services they never received. It's because of “medical identity theft”—a crime that's up to 20 times more lucrative than credit card theft. San Jose resident Ronnie Bogle ...more »

Police Blotter: Stolen Audi in Madison; identity theft in Randolph
Daily RecordMarch 31, 2015

•On March 8, Jeremiah Crowley took a report of identity theft. The victim advised he received a call from a police department in Indiana advising him they had arrested Jamere Gray, who had bought 2 iPhones with an American Express credit card with the ...more »

Police in Henderson County arrest identity theft suspect from Arlington
Dallas Morning News (blog)March 31, 2015

Brandon Holloway, 27, was taken into custody Thursday at a home in Henderson County. In addition to the charge there, he faces a parole violation for a previous identity theft conviction and charges involving stolen vehicles and weapons, among other ...more »

Tax fraud and identity theft: How to protect yourself
Yahoo FinanceMarch 31, 2015

We live in an age of cyber-insecurity but I recently got a troubling reminder of the "old-fashioned" risk of identify theft when I received the following email from my accountant: "I am GREATLY concerned, your tax package arrived this morning and the ...more »

IRS identity theft cases expected to increase
KETV OmahaMarch 30, 2015

Identity theft victims who are residents of Lancaster County but live outside of Lincoln city limits should contact 402-441-6500. You will be asked to fill out an identity theft affidavit and an IRS disclosure authorization so information can be shared ...more »

Doctor murdered wife, abused daughter, stole identity: book
New York Daily NewsMarch 29, 2015

One of the kids was sexually abused by their dad; a second was abandoned to a life of devastating poverty in Ukraine so MacNeill's lover could use her stolen identity. His wife Michele MacNeill, despite their seemingly idyllic life, didn't trust her ...more »

New kind of identity theft you haven't heard of
13WMAZMarch 28, 2015

Here's how much of a growing problem medical identity theft is: There's a Medical Identity Fraud Alliance, or MIFA. And it has studied the matter ... Premera Blue Cross' breach is believed to affect 11 million members, and a Reuters report has ...more »

New kind of identity theft you haven't heard of
USA TODAYMarch 28, 2015

You surely know about the dangers of identity theft, where someone who has obtained some of your personal information, such as your Social Security number, uses that to get money (often yours) or credit. It can cause massive headaches, at the very least.more »

Protecting your identity will help protect your financial future
Nevada HeraldMarch 28, 2015

"In our modern world, with click-of- a- mouse speed, identity theft is a growing threat to you personally and financially," says Doug Scotten, family financial education specialist with University of Missouri Extension. The United States Bureau of ...more »

Vernon County Identity Theft Press Release
921News (press release) (blog)March 27, 2015

The United States Bureau of Justice Statistics includes three types of incidents, which are considered identity theft. The incidents include the unauthorized use or attempted use of an existing account, the unauthorized use or attempted use of personal ...more »

Police: Wormleysburg man used stolen identity to purchase gift cards online
FOX43.comMarch 27, 2015

WORMLEYSBURG (WPMT)-A Wormleysburg man is accused of using another person's identity to purchase online gift cards for himself, according to the West Shore Regional Police Department. Shawn R. Graham, 46, is charged with identity theft, access ...more »

Broward Man Sentenced To Prison For Identity Theft Fraud Scheme
CBS LocalMarch 27, 2015

Julio Lugo, 38, had previously pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to defraud the government with respect to claims and one count of aggravated identity theft. In addition to his prison sentence, Lugo was given three years of probation and ordered ...more »

The time of year for identity theft
Petoskey News-ReviewMarch 27, 2015

If you're packing for spring break, there might be one thing you should consider leaving behind — your credit card. Using cash or traveler's checks instead could help lower your risk of getting your identity stolen. Identity theft can occur in a few ...more »

Parsippany Police offers advise on Identity Theft
Parsippany FocusMarch 26, 2015

If your wallet, Social Security card, or other personal, financial, or account information is lost or stolen, contact the credit reporting companies and place a fraud alert on your credit file. Check your bank and other account statements for unusual ...more »

N.J. gang members, associates arrested for racketeering, identity theft ...
NJ.comMarch 25, 2015

The defendants have been charged with racketeering and a series of other offenses in connection with a pattern of identity theft, tax fraud, drug sales and the illegal production of fake debit and gift cards in and around Union County, Union County ...more »

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