Four busted in Arizona ID theft case

Feb 11, 2011 Brian Bradley

Four busted in Arizona ID theft case

A parole check-in turned into a significant identity theft bust in Arizona, leading to the arrest of four people in Yavapai County, the Arizona Republic reports. A search of Alfred Short's apartment revealed not only drug use, but a complex


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Criminals can get credit card numbers without taking a wallet

Feb 11, 2011 Brian Bradley

The days of crafty pickpockets reaching into your back pocket or purse may be over now that criminals are gaining a technological edge. According to KSDK-TV, pickpockets can now steal a consumer's financial information or commit identity


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Feds step up ID verification efforts

Feb 11, 2011 Brian Bradley

To ensure federal workers match their ID cards, the federal government is ramping up efforts to meet a March 31 deadline that will lead to new identity verification credentials for all employees.Under an initiative from the Department of Homeland


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Ignoring debt collection lawsuits can mean wage garnishment

Feb 11, 2011 Kyle Duncan

For many Americans, times are tough financially. Even though the economy is technically in recovery, some people are still slowly digging out of debt.A consumer who is receiving debt collection calls is not alone. Many people have experienced


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Florida school board wants stricter screening measures

Feb 11, 2011 Matt Roesly

The Manatee, Florida, School District continues to receive heat from state education leaders for failing to implement proper background screening measures, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports. Now, the district faces an audit that will review


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