Stolen Identity. Legal news and articles for May 24 - 31, 2017

Police: Woman used stolen identity to buy Kohl's gift cardsHackers Apparently Stole Credit-Card Data From 'Most' of Chipotle's RestaurantsHow fast will identity thieves use stolen info?What being robbed and stranded in my bikini taught me about how to react in a true crisisNew Trends In Identity Theft | WFMYNEWS2.com'Identity theft': Net neutrality group demands FCC action over 'fraudulent' commentsIdentity thieves used stolen data 9 minutes after it was posted onlineIdentity thieves used stolen data 9 minutes after it was posted onlineBellevue attorney charged with witness tampering in connection with ID-theft ringNJ doctor faces 2nd license suspension after identity theft arrestIdentity theft case started in MarshallCouple arrested in probe of identity theft that targeted Santee residentsWoman Accused of Identity Theft at a Santee Wal-Mart Arrested: SDSOFinal arrest made in Sierra Vista fraud, identity theft ringCutting Your Risk of Identity Theft

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Lee's Summit Woman Sentenced for $1.5 Million Embezzlement Schemes, Identity Theft
lstribuneMay 2, 2017

She informed an employment agency that she was not the person in the news related to this case, and that someone had stolen her identity. Webb also submitted an altered version of the criminal complaint filed in this case to the employment agency.more »

Grove City: Missing vehicle links to woman's identity theft case
ThisWeek Community NewsMay 3, 2017

Highland Heights police reported the woman was the victim of an ongoing identify theft case that they were investigating. A Highland Heights detective confirmed the woman's credit card and operator's license had been stolen and that she had been ...more »

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Police: Woman used stolen identity to buy Kohl's gift cards
WPRI 12 Eyewitness NewsMay 31, 2017

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (WPRI) — A Providence woman is facing charges after police say she used another woman's identity to buy more than $1,600 in gift cards from a Smithfield store. Elba Rodriguez-Lantiqua, 19, was arrested Friday, more than a year after ...more »

Hackers Apparently Stole Credit-Card Data From 'Most' of Chipotle's Restaurants
Grub StreetMay 30, 2017

It also includes a reminder to “be vigilant for incidents of fraud or identity theft by reviewing your account statements.” Chipotle tells customers who realize they've become victims of fraud to contact the Federal Trade Commission, their home state's ...more »

How fast will identity thieves use stolen info?
Kokomo PerspectiveMay 30, 2017

If you've been affected by a data breach, or otherwise had your information hacked or stolen, you've probably asked yourself, “What happens when my stolen information is made public?” At the FTC's Identity Theft workshop this morning, our Office of ...more »

What being robbed and stranded in my bikini taught me about how to react in a true crisis
QuartzMay 27, 2017

Last weekend, I had my bag stolen from a private event at a hotel in Austin. I lost all the normal things—laptop, wallet, dignity—but what was unique about the situation was that it was a pool party. Meaning I was in my bikini. And most of my clothes ...more »

New Trends In Identity Theft | WFMYNEWS2.com
WFMY News 2May 26, 2017

GREENSBORO, N.C. - When you think of identity theft, you'd assume they're just taking your information and and pretending to be a you. Not anymore. 2 Wants ...more »

'Identity theft': Net neutrality group demands FCC action over 'fraudulent' comments
RTMay 26, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of comments sent to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in favor of reversing Obama-era regulations used stolen identities and in some cases even dead people, a group that favors “net neutrality” rules said in a letter.more »

Identity thieves used stolen data 9 minutes after it was posted online
CNNMoneyMay 26, 2017

When personal data is dumped online, it can take just nine minutes for bad guys to start using it, according to a report from the Federal Trade Commission. Over the course of three weeks in April and May, the FTC analyzed what happens when hacked ...more »

Identity thieves used stolen data 9 minutes after it was posted online
CNNMoneyMay 26, 2017

When personal data is dumped online, it can take just nine minutes for bad guys to start using it, according to a report from the Federal Trade Commission. Over the course of three weeks in April and May, the FTC analyzed what happens when hacked ...more »

Bellevue attorney charged with witness tampering in connection with ID-theft ring
The Seattle TimesMay 26, 2017

King County prosecutors filed a witness-tampering charge Thursday against a Bellevue attorney in connection with an investigation of a Seattle-area identity-theft ring that allegedly committed millions of dollars in fraud. The attorney, Alexander Ying ...more »

NJ doctor faces 2nd license suspension after identity theft arrest
New Jersey 101.5 FM RadioMay 25, 2017

MOUNT LAUREL — A doctor who was given “one final chance” after his license was suspended a decade ago for writing illegal prescriptions is once again on the wrong side of the law. This time, he's admitted to using stolen credit cards to buy expensive ...more »

Identity theft case started in Marshall
hngnews.comMay 25, 2017

Brian D. Burley from Sun Prairie, who was convicted of five felony crimes associated with the identity theft in Dane County Circuit Court, used another person's identity to sign a lease, and get utilities hooked up. He later used the stolen identity ...more »

Couple arrested in probe of identity theft that targeted Santee residents
The San Diego Union-TribuneMay 25, 2017

A man and woman were arrested Wednesday after deputies found stolen mail, ID cards and Social Security cards in their Santee home — a discovery that has led to an investigation that includes dozens of identity-theft victims, a sheriff's official said.more »

Woman Accused of Identity Theft at a Santee Wal-Mart Arrested: SDSO
NBC 7 San DiegoMay 25, 2017

A woman accused of using a stolen credit card to make purchases at a Wal-Mart in Santee with a toddler in tow was arrested, along with her boyfriend, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department (SDSO) confirmed. Maria Gaffney and her boyfriend, Frank ...more »

Final arrest made in Sierra Vista fraud, identity theft ring
Tucson News NowMay 24, 2017

SVPD made contact with Mosier at the Cochise County Jail and filed additional charges: two counts of identity theft, two counts of fraudulent schemes, forgery, credit card fraud, trafficking in stolen property, possession of a dangerous drug for sale ...more »

Cutting Your Risk of Identity Theft
Flagstaff Business NewsMay 24, 2017

In the last six years, $112 billion dollars has been stolen from U.S. residents because of identity theft. That is $36,500 per minute, enough money to pay the average mortgage for two years or eight years of groceries for a typical family of four ...more »

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