Monthly Archives: April 2015

Rapid Rise Seen in ‘Life-or-Death’ Form of Identity Theft | NBC4 …

A potentially dangerous new form of identity theft the News4 I-Team first reported on in 2013 is growing at a rapid pace, according to a new study. At least half of the perpetrators are people the victims… Source:


Johns Hopkins impacted by tax identity theft scheme | Maryland …

Johns Hopkins says a number of employees have been impacted by a nationwide tax identity theft scheme affecting health care workers. Source:

Identity Theft 101 | Few Tips To Protect Yourself – Hotspot Shield Blog

What's it called if, for example, someone runs up your credit card line without your permission? Identity theft. ID theft isn't necessarily someone going around impersonating you. But it is considered someone taking over your … Source:

Stop identity theft by protecting info – The Ranger Online

Identity theft can happen to anyone anywhere and at any time, but the director of information technology at this college offers some tips for students to guard against it. Usha Venkat said identity theft is when any personal … Source:

Southington couple loses $2,800 tax refund after identity theft | FOX CT

We urge people to protect their computers and only give out their Social Security numbers when absolutely necessary. As a result of the IRS efforts to combat identity theft, from 2011 through October 2014, the IRS has stopped … Source:

Lancaster Detectives: Woman Arrested on Suspicion of Identity Theft …

A 62-year-old woman arrested earlier this week on suspicion of identity theft allegedly had more than 70 aliases and may have several unidentified victims, authorities said Friday. Katherine Gonsalves is seen in a photo … Source:

The Other Danger Of Online Payday Loans: Identity Theft …

The Other Danger Of Online Payday Loans: Identity Theft. By Ashlee Kieler April 16, 2015. (C x 2). Many people who seek online payday loans are already in a very vulnerable position when they take on the added risk of the excessive interest … Source:

How the IRS Is Misleading Victims of Identity Theft |

The Internal Revenue Service generally tells victims of tax identity theft that their case will be resolved in 180 days, but it takes on average 278 days to resolve such cases, according to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax … Source:

Connecting The Dots Between Tax Day, Identity Theft And Digital …

Editor's note: Julie Lockner is the vice president of data security and archive at Informatica. It's probably no surprise to the security professional community that once again, identity theft is among the IRS's Dirty Dozen tax … Source:

Creative Ruse Helps Lead Roseville Police to Identity Theft Suspect …

A creative ruse, along with some help from a citizen, led police in Roseville to arrest a man accused of identity theft. Ed Tatosian though, isn't your average citizen. He's a retired lieutenant from Sacramento. So, when he woke … Source: