Stolen Identity. Legal news and articles for May 28 - 30, 2015

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My Facebook profile was stolen to get dates on Tinder - and there's nothing I ...
Telegraph.co.ukMay 7, 2015

Lana quickly learnt that, when it comes to identity theft on social networks and dating applications, consumer protection is far more lax than that for lost or stolen credit cards. Here, banks are obliged to cover costs incurred as a result of fraud ...more »

South Euclid woman sentenced to five years in prison for identity theft
cleveland.comMay 20, 2015

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A South Euclid woman who stole the identities of 16 people and used them to collect fraudulent tax refunds was sentenced Wednesday to more than five years in prison. Keauna Smith, 30, filed the tax returns with computer software ...more »

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Fraud, identity theft taking toll on metro investigators' workloads
Minneapolis Star TribuneMay 30, 2015

In 2014, 12.7 million people nationwide were victims of identity theft, up 25 percent from 2010, according to Javelin Strategy and Research, a California consulting firm. In Minnesota, total fraud, forgery and counterfeiting offenses increased more ...more »

When Nora Jane Struthers' Identity Was Stolen, She Created A New One
WAMCMay 30, 2015

Nora Jane Struthers may never have become a singer-songwriter if her identity hadn't been stolen. Rebuilding her life allowed her to take a risk and do something she'd wanted to for years. It paid off: She has a new album out titled Wake. Her story ...more »

When Nora Jane Struthers' Identity Was Stolen, She Created A New One
WWNOMay 30, 2015

Nora Jane Struthers may never have become a singer-songwriter if her identity hadn't been stolen. Rebuilding her life allowed her to take a risk and do something she'd wanted to for years. It paid off: She has a new album out titled Wake. Her story ...more »

When Nora Jane Struthers' Identity Was Stolen, She Created A New One
NPRMay 30, 2015

Nora Jane Struthers may never have become a singer-songwriter if her identity hadn't been stolen. Rebuilding her life allowed her to take a risk and do something she'd wanted to for years. It paid off: She has a new album out titled Wake. Her story ...more »

Why the IRS's efforts to help identity theft victims are likely to fall short
Washington PostMay 29, 2015

The 104,000 people who had their most sensitive tax information stolen by hackers as part of the latest cyber-attack on the Internal Revenue Service are getting free credit monitoring services, courtesy of the agency. However, there's one major way ...more »

Oxnard couple arrested in identity theft case
Hanford SentinelMay 29, 2015

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Oxnard police have arrested a married couple after investigating them in connection with a case of identity theft. The Ventura County Star reports (http://bit.ly/1d30gZv ) that police say the couple, arrested Thursday, used the ...more »

Oxnard couple arrested in identity theft case
KSBY San Luis Obispo NewsMay 29, 2015

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - Oxnard police have arrested a married couple after investigating them in connection with a case of identity theft. The Ventura County Star reports (http://bit.ly/1d30gZv ) that police say the couple, arrested Thursday, used the ...more »

Oxnard couple arrested in identity theft case
Ventura County StarMay 29, 2015

Police arrested an Oxnard married couple Thursday after investigating them in connection with a case of identity theft, according to the Oxnard Police Department. Guillermo Ezequiel Martin, 39, got a job at a local business after his wife used her ...more »

Police: Woman used stolen identity to make purchase
Morganton News HeraldMay 28, 2015

A Valdese woman was charged with two felonies after police say she bought a home security system using another woman's identity. Gina Renee Lynn, 46, of 926 Summers Road, Valdese, was charged with obtaining property by false pretense and identity ...more »

IRS changes policies after NH family deals with identity theft
WCVB BostonMay 28, 2015

H., got involved and criticized the IRS for not being more open with victims of that type of crime. Weeks said it took about a month-and-a-half to get her real return processed. She is now speaking out about policies that she called unnecessarily ...more »

IRS changes policies after NH family deals with identity theft
WMUR ManchesterMay 28, 2015

SENATOR AYOTTE HAS GOTTEN INVOLVED, CRITICIZING THE I.R.S. FOR NOT BEING MORE OPEN ABOUT VICTIMS OF THIS TYPE OF CRIME. WEEKS SAYS IT TOOK ABOUT A MOB AND A HALF TO GET HER REAL RETURN PROCESSED, AND IS ...more »

As More Consumers Turn to Mobile Devices to Book Travel and Purchase ...
BenzingaMay 28, 2015

"In light of recent high profile data breaches, hotel, airline and ticketing companies need an understanding of how stolen identities are used in order to differentiate between fraudulent and authentic activity, which can be done by leveraging global ...more »

2 Connecticut men sentenced in multi-million identity theft cases
New Haven RegisterMay 28, 2015

U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly says Julio Trinidad was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in prison for his role in using stolen identities to collect fraudulent tax refund checks. The 28-year-old pleaded guilty in February to stealing public money and ...more »

Thieves find brazen way to steal your identity, collect benefits
Q13 FOXMay 28, 2015

Federal investigators estimate the unemployment benefits fraud totals about $5.6 billion, which includes schemes where identities are stolen. “The fact that this is so easy to commit is something that has been a real challenge to law enforcement ...more »

Thieves find brazen way to steal your identity
ErieTVNewsMay 28, 2015

Mann's case led to a search warrant at a home in Miami Gardens, where police found more than 1,000 suspected stolen identities. Three brothers, including a juvenile, were arrested. The two adult brothers have pleaded no contest to identity theft ...more »

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