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12/13

Anchorage Man Charged in $150K Identity Theft Scheme
KTUU.com
An Anchorage man is facing 36 federal charges, including aggravated identity theft, in a case involving more than $150,000 in losses to individuals and businesses he allegedly defrauded. Acting U.S. Attorney Kevin Feldis announced 43-year-old Michael 
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White Plains cops charge 2 women with ID theft at The Westchester
The Journal News | LoHud.com
WHITE PLAINS — Two New York City women were arrested on identity theft and forgery charges after police said they used a Rhode Island woman’s driver’s license to open a credit account at a store in The Westchester mall and charged $989 worth of 
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Big identity theft ring broken in San Diego
Examiner.com
11 San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis announced that the two people responsible for running a massive identity theft ring in the South Bay area of San Diego area were sentenced to prison. Jose Alfredo Castillo and Maria Isabel Valdivia 
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Bartlett police seeing an increase in identity theft
Conway Daily Sun
BARTLETT — Police are urging residents to be on the lookout for scam artists committing identity theft by posing as contractors seeking large amounts of money up front and never actually doing any of the promised work. Bartlett Police Department 
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FTC Amends Identity Theft Rule To Narrow Definition Of Covered Entities
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
After a three-year delay amid a swirl of controversy and litigation over the types of entities covered under the Identity Theft Red Flags Rule (“Red Flags Rule”), the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has bowed to the will of Congress and amended the 
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Crime Watch, Part 3: Larcenies, Identity Theft
Patch.com
Crime Watch, Part 3: Larcenies, Identity Theft. Recent police activity as reported by the RVCPD. By Jaime Sumersille; Email the author; 8:00 am. Tweet. Email. Print. Comment. ‹ Back to Article. new Video_thumb. Embed | Share. Rockville Centre Police 
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Police Log: Perfume Stolen, Identity Theft Victim Bilked Out of $9.97
Patch.com
9:32 a.m. – A Concord woman reported a possible identity theft in which $9.97 was charged to her account by an unknown person. 10:14 a.m. – Police responded to a report of a $30 bottle of perfume stolen from Upstairs Antiques the previous day. 10:19 a 
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Napa Police Blotter: ID Theft, Noisy Drunks and a Knife
Patch.com
A 42-year-old woman was jailed Friday on suspicion of identity theft, attempted burglary and violating probation after police said she posed as another patient in an effort to get prescription drugs from Queen of the Valley Medical Center, according to 
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11/06

Image-Stealing Trojan Exposes Victims to ID Theft, Blackmail
PC Magazine
A new breed of malware designed to specifically target image files can expose victims to identity theft, fraud, and blackmail, researchers said. The Pixsteal-A-Trojan finds image files on the infected systems and transfers the copies to a remote FTP 
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Guilty plea for Md. man in identitity theft case
Washington Post (blog)
 including Hermes sweaters, Gucci bags and electronics. Caldwell was convicted in 2007 of conspiracy to commit bank fraud and aggravated identity theft and was sentenced to 61 months in federal prison. By the Associated Press | 10:33 AM ET, 11/06 
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Medical identity theft growing fast and endangering lives
Examiner.com
“What can be worst than receiving large medical bills and having to prove that it wasn’t you that had all this treatment, is that experts agree, that the most damaging effect of medical identity theft is your medical history,” emphasizes Gardner. Every 
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Why Data Theft Experts Recommend Paying in Cash
CNBC.com
“Technology is making it easier for criminals to develop smaller, more effective skimming devices,” says Dale Dabbs, CEO of identity theft protection service EZShield. The compromised checkout machines are so widely dispersed that many crimes go 
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Mpls. woman admits ID theft scheme stole $387K in refunds from IRS
Minneapolis Star Tribune
A Minneapolis woman has admitted to an identity-theft scheme that bilked the IRS out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax refunds. Cassidy McDaniel, 23, pleaded guilty in federal court in St. Paul to working with cohorts to obtain the names 
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Identity Theft Crew Busted
WOWT
A crew of suspected identity thieves has been busted in Omaha. After hitting several metro stores a few weeks ago they came back for more. But this time the Nebraska Furniture Mart security staff was ready. Mart security chief Jim Cahill told Fact 
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Identity theft scandal
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
Most South Carolinians no doubt have heard of identity theft. More than a few have had their computers hacked or their credit card information stolen. But now, because of a breach of security at the state Department of Revenue (DOR), millions of 
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Prison sentences handed down in Genesee Circuit Court for identity theft 
The Flint Journal – MLive.com
Ballard, Jessica S., 25, of Flint; 1 year 11 months to 5 years 6 months MDOC foridentity theft and 1 year 8 months to 4 years MDOC for retaining a financial transaction device without consent; Oct. 15, Farah. Bannister, David R., 35, of Bancroft; 180 
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WANTED: Two Women Wanted for Identity Theft in Walnut Creek – Crime 
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
WANTED: Two Women Wanted for Identity Theft in Walnut Creek – Crime Caused Over $10K in Damage. > The following information is from the Walnut Creek Police: Do you recognize the two women in this photo? They are accused of stealing someone’s 
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Web 4 new results for identity theft
Somers identity theft: $50k shopping spree; 2 charged | The Journal 
A month-long investigation into identity theft from a Somers resident resulted in the arrest of two men when they arrived to pick up a package, state police said.
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Baltimore Man Pleads Guilty To Identity Theft « CBS Baltimore
A Baltimore man has pleaded guilty to identity theft five years after being convicted of the same crime.
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Warnings of Identity Theft After Sandy – Yahoo! News
Like millions of Americans, I was hammered by Hurricane Sandy. The home that I own on the New Jersey shore was obliterated by the storm. It is nothing but a 
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How to Avoid Identity Theft | Consumer Sentinel Network | FT Press
As damaging as identity theft can be and as vulnerable as we are to identity theft, there are a number of relatively simple things that you can do to make yourself 
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11/07

 

Man uses IDs from dead people to collect millions from IRS
Chicago Tribune
On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Joan Gottschall sentenced Watts to 7-1/2 years in prison for mail fraud and two years in prison for aggravated identity theft. Gottschall also ordered Watts to pay nearly $1.7 million in restitution. The case is USA v 
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PBSO seeking help to identity theft suspect
Sun-Sentinel
Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office deputies are asking the public to help identify a woman suspected of using a stolen credit card. On October 14, at 8:55 a.m., deputies responded to a vehicle burglary in the parking lot of a plaza at Okeechobee Road 
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Baah Humbug! Don’t Become the Gift that Keeps on Giving to Identity Thieves 
Sacramento Bee
Results of the Swingline Holiday poll showed that 62% of respondents are in fact more worried about packing on a few pounds during the festivities of the season than they are with the chance of identity theft and another 72% will be using their credit 
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N. Idaho man pleads guilty to bank fraud, aggravated identity theft
The Republic
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — A northern Idaho man who stole two checks from a resident at a nursing home and then forged the resident’s name and made the checks payable to his girlfriend for $500 has pleaded guilty to bank fraud and aggravated identity 
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Springfield woman charged with trading bath salts for stolen identities
Springfield News-Leader
Prosecutors say Ayala intended to trade the information to others for the purpose of committingidentity theft. Ayala remains in the Greene County Jail after being charged with trafficking in stolen identities — a felony that carries a maximum penalty 
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Suspect pleads guilty to federal charges in Tampa tax fraud case
Tbo.com
A tax-refund fraud suspect has agreed to plead guilty to federal charges of wire fraud and aggravatedidentity theft. Investigators traced tax returns claiming nearly $9 million in refunds to Internet addresses assigned to the home and business of 
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PixSteal-A Trojan Steals Images, Uploads to Iraqi FTP Server
Threatpost (blog)
A new Trojan has been identified that has the capability of stealing images from infected computers, setting the stage for anything from identity theft to blackmail. PixSteal-A also pilfers .dmp, or Windows memory dump files that contain data on system 
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Fake Twitter account has UCLA’s Jim Mora steaming mad
azcentral.com
Well, outside of the online case of “identity theft,” of course… The account was harmless enough at first, as Bruins Nation points out: @RandallG3000 sent out messages accepting congratulations for his play, about Daylight Savings Time and the like.
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Web 2 new results for identity theft
Protect yourself from medical identity theft - Los Angeles Times
An identity thief who gains access to your credit card or bank account could harm you financially, but one who steals your medical information could also 
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Identity Theft Crew Busted
A crew of suspected identity thieves has been busted in Omaha. After hitting several metro stores a few weeks ago they came back for more. But this time the 
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11/08

 

How Medical Identity Theft Can Give You a Decade of Headaches
Bloomberg (blog)
Medical identity theft affected an estimated 1.5 million people in the U.S. at a cost of $41.3 billion last year, according to the Ponemon Institute, a research center focused on privacy and data security. The crime has grown as health care costs have 
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Bloomberg (blog)
Rossen Reports: Extreme identity thieves live as you
NBCNews.com
We’ve been hearing about ID theft for years: Criminals buying things and ruining your credit. But now they’re taking it to an all-new level, actually out there living as you: Getting jobs as you, going to the doctor as you, buying homes, even filing 
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Md. man pleads guilty to identity theft
San Francisco Chronicle
Thirty-three-year-old Christopher Devine pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and aggravated identity theft on Thursday. He will be sentenced March 1. According to his plea agreement, Devine and others opened or recruited others to open 
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Action 16 Investigation: Business Identity Theft
WNEP-TV
We protect ourselves from identity thieves: People trying to steal our social security or credit card numbers and get expensive items and money. And now police say these crooks are even stealing the identities of small companies! The thief committed 
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La Cañada ID theft suspect nabbed
Valley Sun
Crescenta Valley sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday arrested a man in Banning on suspicion of identity theft, the culmination of an investigation that began when he allegedly used a La Cañada Flintridge resident’s personal information to open several credit 
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BBB Shred Day protects many from identity theft
Memphis Commercial Appeal
On Oct. 20, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) hosted its semiannual “Secure Your ID Day” in the front parking lot of The Commercial Appeal. This free document shredding event was designed to offer consumers and small businesses a safe way to destroy 
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Lamorinda police reports for Nov. 9, 2012
San Jose Mercury News
Identity theft: At 9:23 a.m., identity theft was reported in the 800 block of Tanglewood Drive.Identity theftIdentity theft was reported at 9:38 a.m. in the 3600 block of Happy Valley Road. Vandalism: Vandalism was reported at 10:49 a.m. in the 100 
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Gaping hole in Google service exposes thousands to ID theft
Register
Exclusive A security flaw accessible via Google’s UK motor insurance aggregator Google Compare has potentially exposed vast numbers of drivers to identity theft. The vulnerability, the existence of which has been verified by The Register, made it 
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Willowbrook Nurse Charged With Theft from Dementia Patient
Patch.com
Myra Gordon, 33, of the 15W600 block of Mockingbird Lane, Willowbrook, was charged with one count of aggravated identity theft, a Class 3 felony, after officials said she stole the elderly patient’s credit card while the patient was under Gordon’s care 
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Web 2 new results for identity theft
Rossen: Extreme ID theft creates credit nightmares – Video on 
Video on TODAY.com: Brazen identity theft criminals have become so good at stealing your 
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Jonesboro police arrest identity theft suspect – SFGate
(AP) — A man picked up in Jonesboro for a probation violation turned out to have credit cards and mail that weren’t in his name and police charged him with 
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11/10

Identity theft: Boston Celtics have strayed from their modus operandi
SB Nation
Who would have ever expected the Boston Celtics to steal their own identity? When Doc Rivers arrived on the scene, his number one priority was clear: defense. That was the modus operandi of the Celtics, intensified by the addition of Kevin Garnett back 
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Philly man found guilty of identity theft
Greenwich Post
A federal jury in Hartford recently found Anthony Johnson, 49, of Philadelphia guilty of credit card fraud and identity theft, nearly a year after he was first detained in November of 2011. The trial before U.S. District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant began 
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Man reports identity theft while stationed overseas
Huntington Herald Dispatch
IDENTITY THEFT: A 24-year-old man reported he recently received an electric bill for $1,085.29 for service from 2007 at an address in the 200 block of Gallaher Street. The man said he was stationed overseas in the military during the dates in question.
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Identity Theft Victim Turns Amateur Sleuth And Gets Suspect Arrested
CBS Local
ONTARIO (CBSLA.com) — A victim of identity theft turned amateur sleuth in Ontario and helped catch the suspect who was using her debit card information to pay for his gas, according to authorities. Greg Mills, reporting for CBS2 and KCAL9, spoke to 
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Dollars and Sense: Holiday Shopping Identity Theft
KHON2
That’s because the potential for identity theft also ramps up. It’s mighty easy to take that credit card out of the wallet to make that special holiday purchase. It’s also a time when identity thieves are looking for easy marks. “It does tend to be 
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Papers shredded to avoid identity theft
WWLP 22News
I thought it would be a good thing to bring down documents that I have been meaning to shred and I haven’t gotten around to yet.” Potential identity theft is a critical issue. Shredding helps remove the threat of someone gaining access to personal 
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WSAV’S Identity Safe Recycling Event A Huge Success
WSAV-TV
WSAV, Chatham County Resource Center, Shredex, Coastal Empire Goodwill and Palmetto Goodwill and Savannah Shredding partnered to help protect you from identity theft. In addition, viewers helped give a big positive kickoff to the WSAV Holiday Hope 
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When a Palm Reader Knows More Than Your Life Line
New York Times
The medical center, she said, had recently instituted a biometric patient identification system to protect against identity theft. I reluctantly stuck my hand on the machine. If I demurred, I thought, perhaps I’d be denied medical care. Next, the 
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Manchester Residents Falling Victim to ID Thieves Opening Bogus Accounts
Patch.com
Identity Theft: Police are investigating after a woman reported an account had been opened in her husband’s name, but he did not authorize the account. Anyone with information on these crimes is asked to contact the Manchester Police Department at 
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Information to help prevent ID theft
Lake Wylie Pilot
-Federal law allows you to place a free fraud alert on your credit, which tells creditors to take steps to verify the identity of the person opening the account. Under law, you only need to contact one company and it must contact the other two. An 
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11/11

Identity Theft Scheme Targets Elderly Woman
NBC Connecticut
A Salisbury woman is facing criminal charges after police say she stole thousands of dollars from a 95-year-old woman she cared for. Watertown police arrested Heather Enslow, 36, earlier this week onidentity theft, larceny, and other charges. She was 
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Papers shredded to avoid identity theft
WWLP.com
Papers shredded to avoid identity theft. wwlp. Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe. Loading icon Loading… 2,416 videos. Loading… Alert icon. You need Adobe Flash Player to watch this video. Download it from Adobe. Alert icon. Close. Upgrade to the 
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Twitter causes mass confusion due to potential password breach
Examiner.com
Twitter responded to the mix-up several hours later on its official blog, saying that its security specialists mistakenly reset “a large number” of its more than 140 million active users while conducting regular screening to identify accounts that may 
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Second conspirator gets life in prison for murder of witness
Examiner.com
Callaway was charged with possession of counterfeit documents and theft. Following his arrest, Callaway admitted to Baltimore County Police detectives his participation in the bank fraud scheme  On April 5, 2011, an Assistant U.S. Attorney also 
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Tell Mel: Data taken? remain calm
Lehigh Acres News Star
Downing and about 100,000 others were at risk for identity theft. An Alere employee had their data on his laptop computer. It was not encrypted – put into a code that would need to be broken to read the data – but the laptop was password protected.
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Postal service cracks down on mailbox thefts
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Mail bandits fished mail out of the boxes and used checks and money orders found inside foridentity theft. Authorities don’t release much information, but readers helped me piece it together. The Watchdog filed an open-records request seeking federal 
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Hot LIne: Part 2 of kids’ ID safety is up to you
New Philadelphia Times Reporter
The wisest action is to protect your child against identity theft in the first place. You can take some steps to protect your child’s identity from misuse. Some of these are the following: (1) Don’t share your child’s Social Security number unless you 
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Emergency Services
Mail Tribune
Theft — Frank Eugene Stegeman, 50, of the 600 block of North Third Street, Central Point. Rogue River police Saturday arrested Stegeman on a charge of identity theft. He was lodged in jail without bail. Drugs — Anthony James Winsbury, 26, of the 22 
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11/12

 

The Danger of Identity Theft After a Car Crash
Fox Business
Criminals sometimes stage car accidents to make false injury claims, and they can use information voluntarily provided at the crash scene to steal the other motorist’s identity, says Sam Imandoust, a legal analyst for the Identity Theft Resource Center 
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How to protect against identity theft at any life stage
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
To the servicemen and women: You have made a tremendous sacrifice to protect our great nation, but unfortunately identity thieves can look at your deployment as prime time to target you. You may face an increased risk of identity theft as a result of 
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Identity Theft Protection Services in the US Industry Market Research Report 
Midland Daily News
The Identity Theft Protection Services industry has fared well over the last five years, despite a decline in revenue in 2009. As more people use credit and debit cards online and on their smartphones, the need for identity security has increased 
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2 RI men to go to trial in $25M investment fraud
Boston.com
 products they designed and offered to the investing public.” In addition to the charges of fraud,identity theft and conspiracy, Caramadre is charged with one count of witness tampering. end of story marker. © Copyright 2012 Globe Newspaper Company.
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Identity theft conviction upheld
Asheville Citizen-Times
Larry Thomas Sexton was convicted of felony identity theft and sentenced to more than two years in prison in Buncombe County Superior Court in September 2011. According to court records, Sexton was caught shoplifting at Best Buy in Asheville and 
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Man charged with identity theft in savings bonds case
Chicago Tribune
Jesse D. Greene, of the 6300 block of North Lakewood Avenue, was arrested Friday and later charged with felony identity theft. Police say they found 63 U.S. savings bonds worth more than $10,400 that listed another man’s name and Social Security number.
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Kids and Money: Staying protected from identity thieves
Modesto Bee
According to Aitel, identity theft and credit card fraud occur more often than most people realize, and the problems are getting worse. “The criminals have gotten a lot smarter,” he said in an interview. “Gangs and organized crime are now doing 
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LifeLock Unveils New Facebook App – ‘LifeLock for Life’
NASDAQ
12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LifeLock, Inc. (www.lifelock.com), an industry leader in proactiveidentity theft protection has launched ‘LifeLock for Life’, a Facebook application enabling fans to explore different life stages and events to test their 
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Identity Theft, Dog Running At-Large: Johnston Police Blotter
Patch.com
Editor’s note: All information below is provided by the Johnston Police Department in incident reports through Nov. 2. Dates below are when the incident was reported or occurred, not when an arrest or charges were filed. Charges do not always result in 
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11/13

 

ID theft services industry shows growth but don’t stop thieves
Examiner.com
Companies that offer identity theft protection have grown about 2.6 percent in the last year with expected revenue of about $3.7 billion. That represents the 79 companies currently considered part of the industry. While companies have different 
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How to protect against identity theft at any life stage
Clay-Times Journal
For every milestone from graduation to marriage, from buying a new home to joining the military, or even becoming a new parent, identity theft poses a risk. Here’s how people at different life stages could be targeted for identity theft. To the 
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Help Me Howard: Identify Theft
7Online WSVN-TV
If you have not been the victim of identity theft, you may know someone who has had their tax return stolen, a credit card created in your name. That’s frustrating, but whats infuriating is knowing who the thief may be and unable to do anything about 
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Dad fears school compromised daughter’s identity
WSB Atlanta
A Gwinnett County family said their last name, Smith, has caused them repeated problems that could cause identity theft. The family said Suwanee’s Collins Hill High School has repeatedly mailed personal information, including Social Security numbers to 
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Genesee County woman charged with identity theft
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
A Genesee County woman faces charges for allegedly stealing the identity of a relative to buy items from a store. New York State Police say Crystal L. Kiebzak, 30, of Darien used a relative’s personal information so that she could purchase $3,000 worth 
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Emmet O’Neal Library seeks to educate public on Alabama’s rank as top 20 state 
al.com (blog)
Representative Paul DeMarco will moderate the event at the library, which will feature simple tips on how elders can spot potential fraud and identity theft situations. The event will also focus on educating the public on how to avoid fraudulent 
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al.com (blog)
Court: Lawyer can’t sue gov’t over receipt mistake
KSRO
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued its first opinion of the new term, saying a lawyer cannot combine two laws to sue the federal government for violating identity theftprotection laws banning the printing of credit card numbers and 
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Bolingbrook Police: Victim’s Face Scratched, Graffiti
Patch.com
Mary Schuetter, 24, 707 E. Lincoln St., Kentland, IN, was arrested and charged with aggravatedidentity theft and credit card fraud from a previous incident on Oct. 19 on the 100 block of Wedgewood Court, police said. Hit and run. Robert Follis, 83 
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Mail theft in Concord
Delco News Network
Residents are advised to remove mail on a daily basis and not leave outgoing items in the box overnight, since certain items may contain information that could possibly be used for identity theft. For additional security, individuals may opt to install 
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Blogs 2 new results for identity theft
Jesus’ Name Exposes Christians to Identity Theft - Christianity Today
By Melissa Steffan
Jesus’ Name Exposes Christians to Identity Theft. God’s son makes list of passwords most easily guessed by hackers. Melissa Steffan. Tweet. Logging in with Jesus—literally—might not be such a good idea. According to SplashData, the word 
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Top 8 Creepiest Cases Of Identity Theft Of All Time – UniqueDaily.com
By admin
Identity theft is one of the most widely committed crimes in the world, affecting millions of people a year in varying degrees of severity, ranging from a few unwanted pizzas on your credit card bill to landing on an international watch list for 
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11/14

News 8 new results for identity theft
10000 ID fraud gangs active in US, especially the Southeast, study finds
NBCNews.com (blog)
There are 10,000 active identity theft crime rings across the United States, with the greatest concentration in a “ring of fraud” that stretches across the Southeast from Virginia to Mississippi, according to a new report by fraud-fighting firm ID 
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Woodlawn couple plead guilty to stealing identities of hundreds
Baltimore Sun (blog)
A Woodlawn man and his girlfriend have pleaded guilty to fraud and identity theft charges in a federal case that compromised the personal information of more than 250 people — including doctors who applied for fellowships at Johns Hopkins Hospital 
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York man charged for 29 cases of identity theft
Carlisle Sentinel
Bradley was charged with 29 counts of forgery, 29 counts of unlawful use of a computer, 29 counts ofidentity theft, theft by unlawful taking, theft by deception, receiving stolen property, access device fraud, dealing in proceeds on unlawful 
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ID thefts of 49 cops lead to crime ring, feds say
Sun-Sentinel
The investigation began in March with the discovery that 49 Aventura police officers and six other people connected to the city government were victims of identity theft and tax fraud in the 2011 income tax season, authorities said. On Tuesday, the 
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Grosse Pointe Shores Police Seeking Identity Theft Suspects
Patch.com
The persons shown are believed to be responsible for at least nine identity thefts in the Metro Detroit area. They are wanted for questioning by the following law enforcement agencies: Grosse Pointe Shores Police, Green Oak Charter Twp. Police, Novi 
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Flanders Woman Has IRS Woes Over Alleged Identity Theft
Patch.com
Identity Theft. • A Flanders woman complained to police Nov. 7 that she recently received an IRS form indicating that she owes $33,000 in back taxes from the year 2011. The woman stated that someone used her identity in order to file the tax return 
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Tips to avoid Cyber Monday scams, identity theft
WXYZ
Cyber Monday can be an ideal time for hackers to commit fraud and identity theft on unsuspecting victims. Zone Alarm – a company that focuses specifically on digital consumer security – says customers can be targeted through fraudulent emails, e-cards 
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WXYZ
Shopping Online? How to Avoid Identify Theft
Huffington Post Canada (blog)
Surfing the net and using apps to seek out the best deals are great ways to save money, but letting your guard down while shopping online can put you at greater risk for identity theft and credit card fraud. If you plan to let your fingers do the 
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Blogs 1 new result for identity theft
Man arrested on 29 counts of identity theft - abc27 WHTM
By Myles Snyder
An insurance agency employee is accused of the stealing personal information of customers and applying for credit cards in their names.
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Web 1 new result for identity theft
Identity Theft in the News, the Week of 11/10/12 - Identity Theft Report
My hope is that you will find the information contained in these stories to be useful in preventingidentity theft from happening to you. Please note: these links go 
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11/15

News 9 new results for identity theft
“Operation Zig Zag” nabs 17 for identity theft
WOKV
State attorney Angela Corey (podium) speaks to the media about a multi-agency identity theft bust that nabbed 17 suspected ID thieves. Joining her are assistant state attorney Joe Licandro (far left), Assistant Special Agent in Charge Paul Elliott of 
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Study: Identity theft abounds
Montgomery Advertiser
There is identity theft as well as what Coggeshell said he calls identity manipulation, in which people alter their actual personal information to apply for services without their real identities being detected. There are more than 10,000 identity 
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Police advise identity theft precautions
Easy Reader
“Mail theft and identity theft have been around since I started at the department 20 years ago,” Manhattan Beach detective Jeanette Meers said. The stolen mail belonged to a total of five people, who were sending out checks to pay their bills, Meers said.
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$287000 stolen from Bainbridge man in identity theft case
Kitsap Sun
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — Nearly $300,000 was drained from the bank account of a Bainbridge Island man last week in an apparent case of identity theft, according to Bainbridge Police. The 69-year-old man contacted police on Nov. 8 after discovering the 
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LITH to host ID theft seminar
Northwest Herald
The trend is a growing concern across the country as thieves become more sophisticated at stealing personal information. Identity theft can disrupt personal finances and credit history. To address this pattern of crime, the Lake in the Hills Police 
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Thursday Blotter: Identity Theft, DUI
Patch.com
Identity theft. A woman came into the Skokie police station to report an identity theft on Nov. 5. According to the report, various transactions were made using her card without her knowledge. DUI. Jessica Degidio, 20, of Skokie, was charged with 
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Tips to avoid Cyber Monday scams, identity theft
NewsNet5.com
Based on the responses of 2,322 US online shoppers, a Pricegrabber’s survey says 90% of consumers will shop online anbd Cyber Monday can be an ideal time for hackers to commit fraud and identity theft on unsuspecting victims. Zone Alarm – a company 
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Houston-area man pleads guilty to health care fraud, ID theft in forged 
The Republic
The naturalized U.S. citizen from Nigeria pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit health care fraud and aggravated identity theft. Shittu faces up to 12 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. He’s free on bond until sentencing early next year 
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CPP to Pay 33.4 Million Pounds in Penalties After FSA Probe
Bloomberg
By Jim Brunsden – 2012-11-15T08:39:05Z. CPP Group Plc (CPP), a U.K. company that provides protection against credit-card and identity theft, may have to pay as much as 33.4 million pounds ($53 million) following a probe into sales of its two main products.
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Blogs 2 new results for identity theft
17 arrested in Jacksonville ID theft, tax fraud at banks | jacksonville 
By Larry Hannan
A joint investigation of the State Attorney’s Office, Internal Revenue Service and U.S. Secret Service has led to 17 people being arrested for identity theft and tax fraud.State Attorney Angela Corey announced the arrests Thursday morning with 
HSI joins IRS in uncovering fraudulent tax return and identity theft 
By webmaster@ice.gov (ICE)
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Fifty-three individuals charged with theft of government property andidentity theft were arrested Wednesday in several municipalities of Puerto Rico following a joint Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and U.S. 
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Web 2 new results for identity theft
Identity theft conviction upheld | The Asheville Citizen-Times | citizen 
The N.C. Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of man who gave police someone else’s name when he was arrested for shoplifting.
www.citizen-times.com/…/Identity-theft-conviction-upheld
Be alert for ID theft as hacking cases pile up – Retirement Weekly 
The hacking of computers in South Carolina containing hundreds of thousands of Social Security numbers places individuals at great risk of identity theft.
www.marketwatch.com/…/be-alert-for-id-theft-as-hacking-cas…
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