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ID Theft

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Stores Launch Cybercrime Info Sharing Center

Some of the nation’s largest retailers are banding together in hopes of protecting the personal and financial information of their consumers from hackers and thieves.

05/15/2014

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Study Shows Increase In Online Info Theft

The number of Americans who say that they have had important personal information stolen online is on the rise, according to a new report released on Monday.

04/14/2014

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UT Building ID Theft Website

The University of Texas Center for Identity said that it is using $5 million in state money for a resource center that will allow Texans to better deal with ID theft and online fraud.

04/11/2014

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Target CIO Resigns Amid Security Overhaul

Target’s executive ranks have suffered their first casualty since hackers stole credit card numbers and other personal data of millions of the retailer’s shoppers last year.

03/06/2014

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Expert: Cash Cow Of Credit Theft Is ID Information

The security of shoppers has been put to the test since Christmas. Target is one of three major businesses dealing with data breaches that put customer information at risk.

CBSDFW.COM–01/13/2014

A cash register screen indicates a customer is entering their PIN number at a Target store on December 19, 2013. (cedit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Banks Still Making Changes After Target Credit Breach

In the final Christmas rush, some North Texans are worried about another problem — identity theft. Over the weekend Chase Bank took an aggressive approach and instituting spending limits. Monday, the bank made another change.

CBSDFW.COM–12/23/2013

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More Than A Dozen Neighbors All Identity Theft Victims

A group of neighbors in one North Texas city have been the unfortunate victims of identity theft. Now investigators are working to find out if one suspect is linked to all the cases.

CBS 11–12/02/2013

A person wears an Anonymous Guy Fawkes mask. (credit: Mehdi Fedouach/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas “Anonymous Hacktivist” Declared Competent For Trial

A Dallas man with ties to the hacking group Anonymous has been declared mentally competent to stand trial as he faces three separate federal indictments.

01/30/2013

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Police: Pair Of Identity Thieves Targeting North Texas Elderly

Investigators in North Texas are looking for a couple they say are taking elderly people’s credit cards by luring them away from their homes.

KRLD–08/23/2012

The company's logo hangs over a RadioShack store on February 17, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois.(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Former RadioShack Worker Jailed For ID Theft

A former RadioShack call center worker has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for identity theft, using information to file false income tax returns and claim refunds.

07/24/2012

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Granbury Kids Arrested For Fake Facebook Page

A fake Facebook page led to the arrest of two middle school students in Hood County. Investigators said the girls set up the page posing as another classmate and used it for two months to bully her and ruin her reputation among other students.

07/18/2012

President Barack Obama speaks after touring Allison Transmission in Indianapolis, Indiana on May 6, 2011. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Atmos Energy Warns About Utility Bill Scam

Atmos Energy has warned customers that President Barack Obama will not be paying their bills, despite scheming claims that Obama is providing credits or directly paying for utilities.

05/18/2012

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