More than 100 million Americans were affected by personal information breach at Target. Now CBS 11 News has learned it may have started with one infected e-mail.
Federal prosecutors say seven people have been charged in a North Texas identity theft ring that gained access to the personal information of 1,100 Fannie Mae customers.
New York prosecutors say an identity theft ring stole credit and debit card numbers at gas stations in North Texas, Georgia, and the Carolinas. The crimes were part of an identity theft and money laundering operation that spanned the U.S.
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.
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.
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.
A North Texas hospital is notifying hundreds of thousands of former patients that their medical records may have been left in a Dallas park instead of being properly destroyed, hospital officials said this week.
A few clicks, hit send and you wait for that refund check. It’s easy, but maybe too easy.
Toss out all your preconceived notions about identity theft impacting older people in big cities who mainly do business via “snail mail”–i.e. the mailbox. A new government report gives insight on where it’s happening and to whom…and it may not be who, where, or how you think!
‘Tis the season to file taxes and for criminals to come up with new ways to steal your hard-earned money.
One man’s trash could be an identity thief’s treasure. That’s why Kenneth Bledsoe of South Arlington says he was so upset when he found old party invitations and receipts all over his front yard Monday morning.
The IRS is tackling a rapidly growing problem — tax-related identity theft. Last year, there were more than 640,000 incidents of tax fraud; most involving the theft of social security numbers to file false tax returns claiming monies due.