Camden man busted in identity theft scheme

Feb 14, 2011 Brian Bradley

A Camden, New Jersey, man was arrested amidst allegations that he ran a simple, but damaging, identity theft scheme that involved stealing personal checks out of mailboxes and mail trucks, the Gloucester County Times reports.The paper details


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Oregon AG warns of phony debt collection scam

Feb 11, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Residents in the state of Oregon have been warned by state officials about a phony debt collection scam, with fraudsters posing as law enforcement or debt collectors trying to obtain money from a short term loan.The Oregon Department of Justice


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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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