Saturday, January 28, 2012

Identity Theft News - Sat Jan 28, 2012

Beware of Bankruptcy through Online Identity Theft
JD Supra (press release)
You might be surprised that identity theft can lead to bankruptcy. In fact, every year millions of Americans are cheated out of approximately $500 million through credit card fraud. This amount is substantial enough to be a wake-up call for everyone to ...
Former SF City Employee Pleads Not Guilty To Identity Theft
The San Francisco Appeal
by April Siese A SF-based Medi-Cal Eligibility Worker is facing charges in what the DA's office is calling "identity theft." The former employee of San Francisco's Human Services Agency, however, claims that she was just trying to demonstrate how much...

New business hopes to shred identity theft
Ogemaw County Herald
The business was created to provide a local option for destroying important documents and computer hard drives, as improper disposal of such items can lead to identity theft. “People don't realize that anyone can dig their bank statements or other ...

Tarrytown man gets three years in ID and benefits theft case
The Journal News |
A Tarrytown man has been sentenced to three years in a federal prison for identity theft and stealing Social Security benefits. Guillermo Hernandez pleaded guilty in July to mail fraud and aggravated identity theft. He admitted that he used the stolen ...
Identity theft prevention meeting to be held at Dixie Center
Dixie Press Online
GEORGE – The Mayor's and Citywide Community Action Team will host a meeting onidentity theft on Jan. 31. Representatives of LifeLock, an identity theft protection company, will be giving a presentation on identity theft prevention at the meeting.
GOP Lawwyer to Defend Democratic Aide in ID Theft
But Whitaker said he wasn't authorized to make comments about the case, including whether Edwards would fight the aggravated misdemeanor charge of identity theft that carries a maximum sentence of two years in prison. Edwards, 29, turned himself in ... providing comprehensive answers for you and your family on issues regarding Identity Theft.


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