Alleged Identity Thief Arrested After Spending $250K On Convertible Bentley, Land RoverKnight allegedly used the identity of Andrew L. Knight of Moorpark to take out a credit card and buy two high-end luxury vehicles worth about $250,000.
Police: Couple Caught Stealing Mail From Claremont Post Office Mailboxes On Christmas EveA search of their vehicle turned up hundreds of pieces of mail, checks, a long thin strip of carpet with an adhesive backing, and sticky rat/mouse traps. It’s not clear how the items were used in the theft of mail.
Suspected Identity Thief, Boyfriend In Custody After Allegedly Escaping LAPD Car Chase, Skipping Court HearingsA prolific identity thief and her boyfriend are both finally in custody after two car chases and two aborted court proceedings.
Credit Freezes Are Now Free, Starting TodayIn the wake of hacking attacks and major data breaches that have even affected Equifax, a nationwide credit reporting agency, a new law that goes into effect today makes it free to request a freeze on a consumer’s credit file.
Nationwide Manhunt For Grandmother Accused Of Murder, Identity TheftA nationwide manhunt is underway for a 56-year-old Minnesota woman wanted for two murders and stealing the identity of one of her victims.
ICE Attorney Charged With Stealing Immigrants' IdentitiesThe chief counsel for the ICE Seattle field office was charged with stealing the identities of seven people who were involved in immigration proceedings.
2 Women On Probation For Burglary Arrested On Suspicion Of Massive Crime Spree In FontanaSo far, Fontana police have identified 250 victims.
2 ID Theft Suspects Captured in ColtonThey are accused of stealing thousands of dollars through mail and identity theft.
How To Avoid Becoming Victim Of Credit Card SkimmingExperts say skimming happens at ATM's and gas stations most often.
Burbank Police Seek 'Burberry Bandit' Suspected In Theft Of $40,000 In Goods And CashA woman used ID theft to open credit lines, then went on a shopping spree that included Burberry handbags. She also stole about $30,000 in cash. The ID theft victim is a Burbank resident and public school teacher.
Identity Theft Victim Confronts Couple She Alleges Racked Up Thousands Using Her CreditAn identity theft victim took matters into her own hands after she says she found the people suspected of ripping her off.
32 Gang Members, Associates Indicted In $14.3M ID Theft, Tax Fraud SchemeThirty-two members and associates of a Long Beach street gang have been indicted on charges of operating a $14.3 million identity theft and tax fraud scheme, authorities said Monday.
Public's Help Sought In Search For Fairfax District Burglary SuspectsLAPD 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.
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.
Lancaster Couple Says They Were Victimized By Woman Accused Of Identity TheftA Lancaster couple says they were victimized by a woman who authorities suspect engaged in multiple counts of identity theft.