A retired doctor living Palm City has once again been hit by a scam involving identity theft to take out Small Business Association disaster assistance loans. It’s the second time in weeks he’s been the target of the scam.
WORCESTER — Identity thieves have used personal information of more than 550 city employees to file claims for unemployment insurance benefits, a nationwide scheme that is skyrocketing as millions of people rely on the supplemental benefits to feed their families and pay bills during the pandemic.
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A Victorville man was sentenced to three years’ probation after his scheme to use consumer-protection laws to steal a $13,000 Rolex watch was exposed, the Riverside Police Department said.
The sentence was handed down to 23-year-old Anthony Delgado Alvarez on Sept. 14 after he pleaded guilty to attempted grand theft,
LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — Identity theft is an ever-evolving crime. Scammers are now combining information from multiple individuals to invent a false identity called synthetic identity theft.
As credit bureaus and individuals catch on to the schemes of identity thieves, the con-artists simply modify their tactics. Synthetic identity theft is
According to the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development, 58,616 of the 1.6 million unemployment claims, and claims for the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program, which provides benefits to contractors and people who are self-employed, filed between March 8 and June 30, were determined to be fraudulent.
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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A federal grand jury returned an indictment today charging a Portsmouth woman with wire fraud and aggravated identity theft in connection with a scheme to defraud veterans.
According to allegations in the indictment, Rita Copeland, 59, operated “Veteran Services of the Commonwealth.”
Officials say Copeland purported
The Internal Revenue Service needs to improve how it handles third-party requests for access to taxpayer information and electronic signatures from representatives such as CPAs, enrolled agents and attorneys that could leave taxpayers at risk of identity theft, according to a new report.
The report, from the Treasury Inspector
Artificial intelligence (AI) is rightly being touted as a transformative technology in the near future, with some experts seeing its potential impact comparable to the steam engine, electricity, and the internet.
However, huge amounts of money have already been poured into the technology’s development to date, reaching over £30 billion
Speaking at the online launch event for the Global Digital Asset & Cryptocurrency Association on Friday — a Chicago-based group focused on regulatory clarity and industry security — U.S. Representative Bill Foster explained the importance of a “secure digital identity.”
“You can have the most rock-solid cryptographic guarantees of a
MANALAPAN, NJ – Released by Manalapan police and unedited by Patch, all reported crimes and arrests from Sept. 9-29:
On Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at approximately 11:45pm, patrols responded to a residence located on Parkview Way in reference to a report of Harassment. The victim, a 25-year-old Manalapan resident advised
MELVILLE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Intellicheck (Nasdaq: IDN), an industry leader in identification authentication solutions, has been recognized in Gartner’s 2020 Market Guide for Identity Proofing and Affirmation. Intellicheck was noted for multiple applicable products for document-centric identity-proofing among identity proofing vendors whom the guide listed as representative of, “what’s
Freezing your child’s credit is one way to stop cybercriminals from stealing their identity. But you have to be careful to keep the key to thaw it later.
TechRepublic’s Karen Roby spoke with Eva Velasquez, CEO of the Identity Theft Resource Center, about the importance of cybersecurity. October is Cybersecurity
Dear Thieves, Facebook has helped Hagerstown police identify you.
The police department has identified two suspects in a recent theft at Ulta thanks to feedback from the public after the agency posted a screenshot from surveillance footage to the social media website with a humorous letter to the alleged thieves.