Monthly Archives: January 2015

What Is Medical Identity Theft – And How Do You Protect Yourself …

"Medical identity theft carries financial implications similar to other types of identity theft which can ruin your credit — but it has even more devastating consequences," says Eva Velasquez, president and CEO of the Identity … Source:


IRS Aims Harder to Protect You Against Identity Theft – DailyFinance

The IRS has doubled the number of agents focused on identity theft, issued special personal ID numbers and limited direct-deposit refunds. Source:

Tips to prevent identity theft | New Canaan Advertiser

A New Canaan resident who is a victim of identity theft should report the crime to our department, even if the offense did not occur in New Canaan. Our department investigates crimes related to identity theft and fraud. Source:

Third convicted in Golden Town Buffet identity theft scheme …

Saihing Chan, 21, pleaded guilty to criminal possession of a forged instrument in the second degree and identity theft in the first degree, both felonies, in Albany County Court Tuesday, Jan. 13. Source:

Indiana revenue agency stops $88M in identity theft | WISH-TV

The agency says it stopped more than $88 million tax dollars from being stolen through identity theft and fraudulent tax returns. Approximately 74,000 fraudulent returns were identified out of the 2.2 million returns filed. Source:

Indiana stops $88M in identity theft in 2014 – 13 WTHR Indianapolis

The Indiana Department of Revenue says it stopped over $88 million in identity theft in 2014 thanks to new security measures. Source:

Identity theft, luxury cars, and breast implants? | KSN-TV

Joel Cruz, Darion Wells, Devante Ruffin and Jamonte Booker have all been arrested and charged with fraud and identity theft. Police said in addition to the cars, Booker and Ruffin used other people's IDs to get lines of credit … Source:

Re-Gifting Digital Gadgets Can Lead to Identity Theft Woes

If you received a shiny new gadget for the holidays, you may be thinking about passing your existing device to a new owner. It works just fine, and it's better to pass it on than to throw it away, right? Re-gifting digital devices can … Source:

Are You Doing All You Can to Prevent Identity Theft? – DailyFinance

Here's the easy way to avoid becoming the next victim of identity theft — there's one every three seconds. Source: