PD Tests New Tool That Detects Credit Card SkimmersTwo graduate students have invented a device that slides into card reader slots and can detect if an ATM or gas pump has been compromised.
1 Million Kids Suffer ID Theft, So Parents BewareHave you checked your child's credit report lately? You may want to. More than 1 million children had their identities stolen in 2017.
Tips For Protecting Your Personal Information While Shopping OnlineThe days of camping in front of stores for the best deals are over. Now, shoppers are on websites, hoping to grab discounted gifts on a computer or smartphone.
Equifax Dumps CEO After Damaging Data BreachCredit reporting agency Equifax is ousting CEO Richard Smith in an effort to clean up the mess left by a damaging data breach that exposed the highly sensitive information of about 143 million Americans.
In Wake Of Equifax Breach, What To Do To Safeguard Your InfoIt may be time that you take more extreme measures to lock down your credit information. The strongest possible option a person can take immediately is placing a credit freeze on your credit files.
Man Sentenced For Stealing Identity Of Deceased Texas BabyA Pennsylvania man who assumed the identity of a baby who died in Texas in 1972 has been sentenced to more than two years in federal prison after the baby's aunt discovered the ruse on Ancestry.com.
Dallas Woman In ID Thefts Gets 10 years In Nigeria Cars ScamA Texas woman is going to prison for a $1.2 million scheme that stole identities to get tax refunds to buy and ship used cars to Nigeria.
Reminder To Keep Your Information Safe After Arlington ID BustA discovery after a normal traffic stop in Arlington now has police warning people across the metroplex.
Arlington PD Searching For ID Theft Victims After Big BustPolice say they seized backpacks full of mail and documents and piles of credit cards and IDs -- even medical records. But, victims may not know they've been compromised.
How Con Artists Are Changing Tactics To Steal IdentitiesThe rise of chip-based credit cards in the U.S. has forced con artists to change their tactics. A recent study says more than 15 million Americans had personal and financial information stolen last year.
Study: ID Fraud Up Since Security Chips Put Into PlayIt’s a tiny chip that elicits big opinions.
Woman Blamed For ID Theft Scams In Texas, Nevada, FloridaProsecutors say a Mesquite woman has been convicted in a Texas, Nevada and Florida medical records identity theft scam with more than 1,500 victims.