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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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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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
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
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas Department of Labor says it’s taking new steps to stop identity theft-related fraud.
According to a news release sent out Tuesday by the department, Kansas, like every other state, is seeing a historic increase in reports of fraudulent unemployment claims.
The department said it
The Kansas Department of Labor launched a new website Tuesday that helps people report identity theft fraud during the COVID-19 outbreak.The KDOL says scammers are filing fraudulent claims by using names and personal information of people who have not lost their jobs.People often don’t know they’ve had a claim made …
What is covered?
Covered costs/expenses under this benefit are:
• Costs to re-file applications for loans, grants, or other credit or debt instruments that were originally rejected by the lender solely on the basis of incorrect information the lender
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the entire world indoors, making us rethink how we navigate all aspects of daily life, from work to grocery shopping to how we connect with friends and family. It’s also causing us to rethink how we seek medical attention.
Before the coronavirus outbreak, telemedicine
The Nigerian telecoms watchdog says it has suffered an identity theft attack on popular social media service, Facebook, raising the bar of high-profile cyber crime.
Facebook, the most popular social media service in Nigeria, has over 27 million users in the country and over 2.7 monthly active users across the
Have you tried logging in to your account, only to find out your password was changed just a couple of hours ago? Believe us, it’s extremely nerve-wracking! With cybercrime and cybersecurity issues on the rise, we can’t stress enough the importance of having secure passwords, and that’s what you’re going
A man from Tennessee who served time for impersonating Hollywood stars and Wall Street executives is going back to prison — this time for stealing from dead people, federal prosecutors say.
James Jackson, 58, was sentenced to 17 years in prison after a federal jury convicted him of fraud, identity
Police in Ventura County offer advice on how to avoid vehicle theft and burglary.
Thousand Oaks deputies arrested two people Tuesday suspected of identity theft and drug possession, according to authorities.
The arrest occurred around 10:30 a.m. in the 2400 block of West Hillcrest Drive, according to the Ventura