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.
Two men were arrested Thursday morning for allegedly conspiring to hack into victims’ email accounts to steal nude photos and posting them on a “revenge porn” website.
Two men from Pomona have been accused of using the identities of U.S. Army reservists serving in Afghanistan in order to establish credit and purchase vehicles, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
A Studio City man has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling a Porsche Panamera from an auto leasing company, authorities announced Saturday.
Sixty-six-year-old Larry Dominguez of Santa Ana was sentenced Wednesday immediately after pleading guilty to several charges.
Court records show 27-year-old Karen “Gary” Kazaryan of Glendale has agreed to plead guilty to one count each of identity theft and unauthorized access of a protected computer.
Nune Gevorkyan was sentenced to six months in prison, while her husband, Oganes Koshkaryan, was sentenced to four years and nine months, according to federal prosecutor Martin Estrada.
Authorities have arrested a woman who allegedly tried to purchase $5,000 worth of electronics on an American Express Card obtained using another person’s identity.