Each year, millions of Americans get lured by promises of prizes and unbeatable bargains only to get swindled into some of the county’s top identity-theft scams.
Identity theft can leave you with financial difficulties, mounds of paperwork and even fraudulent criminal charges. Protect your data to reduce your chances of becoming a victim.
Identity theft is terrible, no matter whom it happens to, but it seems even more offensive when it’s carried out against a child. Keep watch for these signs that your child has been the victim of identity theft.
The Federal Trade Commission reports that the occurrence rate for identity theft incidents is high, and it doesn’t look like that trend will change anytime soon.
Many Americans like to believe that identity theft won’t happen to them, but the staggering statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics prove otherwise.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Thursday was requesting the public’s help in identifying and locating two vehicle burglary and identity theft suspects.
Police say an employee of Saint Francis of Rome Church on April 15 discovered a theft of personal check and cash donations from the previous week.
A $25,000 reward has been offered to track down stolen computers carrying the medical records of nearly 340,000 patients in LA County.
California is the top target in the U.S. for international criminal enterprises that operate from safe havens in Eastern Europe, Africa and China, according to a report released Thursday.
A West Los Angeles Community College student pleaded not guilty Monday to using fraudulently obtained credit card numbers and identities to pay tuition at the school, among other things, according to the district attorney’s office.
Authorities have arrested a woman in connection with a widespread identity theft spree, linked to hundreds of potential victims.
Authorities have arrested three people in Claremont in connection with identity theft charges.
Hundreds of confidential patient records from a local dentist’s office were found dumped in Apple Valley.
Indictments were announced Thursday against more than a dozen Inland Empire income tax return preparers and associates charged with fraudulently seeking millions of dollars in tax refunds.
Critics said the bill’s proposed changes could have the opposite effect by hampering fraud-prevention efforts.