Identity thieves target Palm City doctor twice

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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.

He’s not

Eye on Scams: Synthetic identity 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

‘A horrible situation’: MetroWest residents the target of stolen identity during coronavirus pandemic – News – Wicked Local Southborough

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.


How AI can help tackle identity theft

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

Digital identity is the future, US congressman Bill Foster says

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

Identity thieves cause stress for victims

Jon Pompia
| The Pueblo Chieftain

A longtime resident of Section 8 housing, whose ID and Social Security cards were stolen several years ago, told police this week she believes her identity has been stolen.

At the time the victim’s purse, and with it the cards, was stolen, “she didn’t

Manalapan Police Blotter Sept. 9-29: Identity Theft, Car Theft

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

Westford Police See Spike In Identity Fraud Reports

WESTFORD, MA — Since May, Westford police have been responding to a steady stream of reports of fraudulent claims. But between Sept. 27 and Oct. 3, the number of cases related to identity theft shot up.

Last week there were 17 reports of fraud, and of those 15 considered identity

BBB holding Shred Day to help protect your identity

Scammers can steal credit card offers and other sensitive documents from your trash to steal your identity.

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Scammers can steal credit card offers and other sensitive documents from your trash to steal your identity.

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and while we may be constantly aware of the ways hackers could steal our information, identity theft doesn’t

Identity Theft Assistance | UBS WMA

Preferred Visa Signature Credit Card Identity Theft Assistance Terms & Conditions

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

Police Blotter: Bike theft, identity theft, battery

This report covers a selection of incidents from Sept. 23 to Sept. 29 as recorded in the Stanford University Department of Public Safety (SUDPS) bulletin. 

Tuesday, Sept. 22

  • Between 10 a.m. on Sept. 20 and 1:45 p.m., a bike was stolen from Knight Management Center.
  • Between 12 p.m. on June