identity theft

OPERATION: STOP SCAMS  Every two seconds someones identity is stolen. Shredding confidential documents you no longer need is one good way to protect yourself, and the AARP Fraud Watch Network wants to help. Join AARP Houston and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and bring confidential documents to the Operation Stop Scams event, and they’ll shred them […]

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Stop sharing your cell phone number, is what this USA Today article says. Private investigator and former FBI agent Thomas Martin recently wrote a blog post titled “Your cell phone number is your new Social Security number.” He says too many Americans are likely to divulge their ten-digit number too easily, as your cell phone […]

Over that course of time, 14 Central Florida women were arrested and over a dozen people fell victim to identity theft. "The plastic surgery was tummy tucks, breast implants, breast reductions, the Brazilian whatever — whatever you could get with plastic surgery, that's what they were getting done," said Orlando Police Detective Todd Herb in a statement.

Tennis champion was leaving his hotel on his way to the U.S. Open when he was tackled to the ground by NYPD officers. Apparently, he was misidentified as a person connected with the illegal purchase of cell phones. Once police realized he wasn’t involved, he was immediately released. When Blake was asked if he thought […]

People steal many things – money, cars, food… Now you can add BREAST IMPLANTS to the list! KPRC reports that 5 Houston Men stole photo ID’s to buy cars and breast implants. Police said in addition to the cars, the suspects bought 12 luxury cars for a total of $485,136 plus used other people’s IDs to get lines of credit […]

Don’t Let Them Steal Your Refund Check! Tax-related Identity Theft IS NO JOKE. I have been a victim of tax fraud/identity theft for the last two years. YES, someone used my social security number to get a tax refund, not once but TWICE! How could this happen? I scolded the IRS representative earlier this year […]

Every two seconds someone has their identity stolen. The holiday shopping season is in full swing and the scammers, crooks and identity thieves are on…

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(NEW CANEY, TX) Thieves are taking a new approach to identity theft in Montgomery County. They’re not only creating real caller ID numbers, they’re also posing…

    (HOUSTON, TX)–The Harris County DA’s office wants to remind residents that with every tax season comes tax scam season.   Assistant DA Amy…

According to Access Atlanta, “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” cast member Phaedra Parks’ husbandApollo Nida surrendered to authorities after being charged with bank fraud and identity theft, according to a complaint filed by the U.S. District Attorney’s office in Atlanta Thursday. SMH.  Click here for the full story. 

It’s been reported that  40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been impacted by the breach. Read More