Identity Theft

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Investigators Say Identity-Theft Suspect Had 74 Aliases

Cathryn Parker, 72, was arrested last month after she reportedly gave a deputy a false name when she was pulled over for a traffic violation.

04/17/2015

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Woman Arrested On Suspicion Of Committing Identity Theft In Lancaster

A 62-year-old woman remained in custody Friday on suspicion of committing identity theft over the course of several years.

04/17/2015

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2 Valley Men Suspected In Identity Theft Scheme From Simi Valley To Denver

Two San Fernando Valley men are in federal custody in connection with an identity theft scheme stretching from Simi Valley to Denver, Colo., police said Monday.

04/06/2015

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Man Accused Of Trying To Steal Mail In Woodland Hills May Have Been Caught On Video

Residents in Woodland Hills are being warned to keep locks on their mailboxes after police say there has been an increase in mail and identity theft in the area.

04/01/2015

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Operator Of Defunct ‘Revenge Porn’ Site Pleads Guilty To Hacking, ID Theft

The operator of a defunct “revenge porn” website that posted stolen nude photos has pleaded guilty to federal charges in Los Angeles.

02/26/2015

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Mother-Daughter Duo Nabbed In OC Identity Theft Ring

Detectives announced the arrest of a mother-daughter duo Thursday accused of running a sophisticated identity theft ring out of Orange County.

02/26/2015

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2 Arrested In Highland Vehicle Burglaries

Detectives sought the public’s help Thursday in identifying recovered property from several vehicle burglaries.

CBS Los Angeles–01/22/2015

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Former Medical Billing Company Employee Sentenced To Prison In Identity Theft Case

A 35-year-old woman was sentenced to prison Friday for using fraudulently obtained credit card numbers and identities to pay for various personal items.

CBS Los Angeles–10/31/2014

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Medical Identify Theft: How To Correct Errors In Your Medical Records

Prevent medical identity theft by learning how to detect, correct and protect your medical records with these simple steps.

09/12/2014

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Expert Advice For Protecting Yourself From Overseas Hackers

Protect yourself from overseas hackers with these three tips to guard you against the most common scams.

09/12/2014

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Travel Tips: How To Protect Your Identity On Vacation

You’ve spent months planning your hotel stay and travel itinerary, but if you didn’t plan to protect your identity while on vacation, your dream retreat can quickly turn into a travel nightmare.

09/12/2014

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Be Prepared: Steps To Take Immediately After Your Wallet Is Stolen

While no one plans to have their wallet to go missing, there are three critical steps you can take immediately after your wallet is lost or stolen to protect yourself from identity thieves.

09/11/2014

Elderly Identify Theft: Why Older Americans Are Becoming A Growing Target

In 2013, there were 16,993 reported instances of identity theft crimes that were committed against people 70 years and older.

09/11/2014

Tax-Related Identity Theft: The Importance Of Protecting Your Social Security Number

With your social security number, criminals can open accounts in your name, potentially leaving you stuck with fraudulent charges.

09/08/2014

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Data Breaches: Expert Tips For Protecting Small Businesses

A data breach can be devastating to a small business. Protect yourself, so security issues don’t take your company under.

09/05/2014

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