Identity Theft

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Public’s Help Sought In Search For Fairfax District Burglary Suspects

LAPD officers say surveillance video shows a male and female suspect breaking into an apartment building on Wetherly Drive near Doheny Drive and going through the mailboxes around 3 a.m. May 11.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/27/2015

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2 Store Owners Charged In $1.3M Cell Phone Insurance Fraud Scheme

Officials Wednesday announced two cell phone store owners have been charged for their involvement in an insurance fraud scheme that amounted to over $1 million.

05/20/2015

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Lancaster Couple Says They Were Victimized By Woman Accused Of Identity Theft

A Lancaster couple says they were victimized by a woman who authorities suspect engaged in multiple counts of identity theft.

04/24/2015

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Hunt Is On To Find Thief Who Stole A Dying Woman’s Identity, Cash

Just one day before 50-year-old Kate took her final breath, Sullivan says she was in the hospital when her cell phone rang.

04/23/2015

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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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