Stolen Identity. Legal news and articles for February 13 - 18, 2016

Chehalis Woman Charged for Leaving DOC Custody, Identity TheftChild Identity Theft Is a Grown-Up Financial IssueWoman stole best friend's identity to buy a car5 ways identity theft totally screws up your life5 ways identity theft totally screws up your lifeMemphis man accused of using stolen identities to defraud banks of $1.6 million5 Ways Identity Theft Totally Screws Up Your LifeFighting Back: What if someone steals your identity and files a fake tax refund?Poplar Grove Woman Charged in Stolen Identity Fraud SchemePoplar Grove Woman Charged in Stolen Identity Fraud SchemeIdentity thefts account for most frauds in countryIf my identity is stolen, do I pay those bills?Lisle Man Arrested For Identity TheftProtecting Yourself from Identity TheftIdentity theft alert: Wonder Woman can be mean

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Singletary: Identity theft can complicate tax returns
Dallas Morning NewsFebruary 1, 2016

The National Cyber Security Alliance designated this past Thursday as Data Privacy Day in an effort to make people more aware of the importance of protecting their personal information. Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, promoted by the Federal Trade ...more »

Identity Thieves Busted with Stolen Mail
Crime VoiceFebruary 1, 2016

Ventura County – While nobody likes going to their mailbox and finding a stack of monthly bills waiting for them, not getting your monthly bills in the mail can be even less enjoyable, particularly when the personal data inside those envelopes provided ...more »

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Chehalis Woman Charged for Leaving DOC Custody, Identity Theft
Centralia ChronicleFebruary 18, 2016

A woman ordered to complete a DOC inpatient drug program as part of an identity theft conviction attempted Tuesday during her arrest to use the same stolen identity to evade a police officer. Jacqueline M. Kilmer, 32, of Chehalis, was charged Wednesday ...more »

Child Identity Theft Is a Grown-Up Financial Issue
TheStreet.comFebruary 18, 2016

According to the 2016 Identity Fraud Study released this month by Javelin Strategy & Research, the number of identity fraud victims in the U.S. increased 3% to 13.1 million consumers last year, but the amount stolen decreased 6% to $15 billion. However ...more »

Woman stole best friend's identity to buy a car
The AdvertiserFebruary 18, 2016

SHE makes her living selling houses and fake eyelashes, but Aldina Ederlina Fanning's traitorous exploits under a stolen identity have left her facing jail. Entrusted with her best friend's personal details to plan a holiday, Fanning instead used them ...more »

5 ways identity theft totally screws up your life
kjrh.comFebruary 17, 2016

Identity theft is on the rise in the United States — at least reports of identity theft are way up — and oftentimes, people don't realize they're victims until a thief has already made a mess of things. Some of those messes are more challenging to ...more »

5 ways identity theft totally screws up your life
KMTVFebruary 17, 2016

You can spot sudden, unexpected changes in your free credit report summary, which is updated every month on Credit.com, and as soon as you identity something suspicious, act quickly to minimize the damage. The sooner you can figure out what's going on ...more »

Memphis man accused of using stolen identities to defraud banks of $1.6 million
FOX13 MemphisFebruary 17, 2016

Investigators say Jeremy Jones used the stolen identities of personal acquaintances, car dealers and more than 145 Memphis Neurology patients to defraud financial institutions of $1,660,587.30. The 37-year-old allegedly used the people's information to ...more »

5 Ways Identity Theft Totally Screws Up Your Life
STLtoday.comFebruary 17, 2016

You can spot sudden, unexpected changes in your free credit report summary, which is updated every month on Credit.com, and as soon as you identity something suspicious, act quickly to minimize the damage. The sooner you can figure out what's going on ...more »

Fighting Back: What if someone steals your identity and files a fake tax refund?
WLWT CincinnatiFebruary 16, 2016

Sandra Guile, community outreach specialist with the Better Business Bureau of Cincinnati, said getting to the bottom of a case of stolen tax fraud identity theft can be exasperating. "All the scammer needs is your name, your Social Security number and ...more »

Poplar Grove Woman Charged in Stolen Identity Fraud Scheme
eNews Park ForestFebruary 16, 2016

ROCKFORD —(ENEWSPF)–February 16, 2016. A Poplar Grove, Ill. resident was indicted in federal court in Rockford on charges of mail fraud, aggravated identity theft, and access device fraud, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Caroline D.more »

Poplar Grove Woman Charged in Stolen Identity Fraud Scheme
eNews Park ForestFebruary 16, 2016

ROCKFORD —(ENEWSPF)–February 16, 2016. A Poplar Grove, Ill. resident was indicted in federal court in Rockford on charges of mail fraud, aggravated identity theft, and access device fraud, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Caroline D.more »

Identity thefts account for most frauds in country
Business Standard (press release) (registration) (blog)February 16, 2016

Of all financial products, consumer loans or personal continue to record the highest fraud incidence rates followed by credit cards. Mohan Jayaraman, Managing Director, Experian Credit Information Company of India and Country Manager, Experian India ...more »

If my identity is stolen, do I pay those bills?
courierjournalFebruary 16, 2016

You also have to promise to prosecute the person who stole the money and you really only get to invoke this protection one time. If someone you allow in your house on a regular basis has stolen a check, the law is that the bank is only liable the first ...more »

Lisle Man Arrested For Identity Theft
FOX 40 News WICZ TVFebruary 15, 2016

Lisle Man Arrested For Identity Theft. 2/14/2016 (Updated 7:35:53 PM). (Published By: Faith Jessie). A Town of Lisle Man was charged with identify theft after using a stolen credit card. Broome County Sheriffs located James Lynch, 25 after he was ...more »

Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft
Auto Credit Express (blog)February 14, 2016

When it comes to identity theft in today's world, each of us is at some degree of risk. You never think that it can be you until it is you. While virtually no one is at zero risk of having their identity stolen, there are things that you can do to make ...more »

Identity theft alert: Wonder Woman can be mean
USA TODAYFebruary 13, 2016

It can result in your being hounded by debt collectors for debts you did not incur; becoming unable to access your own credit cards, bank accounts, or brokerage accounts; having your assets stolen; being arrested for crimes committed by people who have ...more »

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