Each year, millions of Americans get lured by promises of prizes and unbeatable bargains only to get swindled into some of the county’s top identity-theft scams.
Identity theft can leave you with financial difficulties, mounds of paperwork and even fraudulent criminal charges. Protect your data to reduce your chances of becoming a victim.
Identity theft is terrible, no matter whom it happens to, but it seems even more offensive when it’s carried out against a child. Keep watch for these signs that your child has been the victim of identity theft.
The Federal Trade Commission reports that the occurrence rate for identity theft incidents is high, and it doesn’t look like that trend will change anytime soon.
Many Americans like to believe that identity theft won’t happen to them, but the staggering statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics prove otherwise.
A nanny who stole more than $400,000 from the family that employed her has pleaded guilty to mail fraud and identity theft.
Big data breaches of identity theft increased nearly 20 percent from last year and more than 10 million cases of Americans’ personal records being exposed or published have already been reported in 2014 – making it the most common consumer complaint in the U.S.
A Baltimore man has pleaded guilty to wire fraud conspiracy and identity theft after prosecutors say he bought motorcycles with stolen information.
A puppy that was purchased with a stolen credit card in August has been recovered by Montgomery County police.
Ladies, have you ever left your purse in your car while running a quick errand? Police in both Howard and Montgomery counties are now warning women not to risk it.