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Sally Beauty’s Security Breach Grows In Scope

Sally Beauty says a security breach in March may have affected more of its customers than it earlier estimated.

03/28/2014

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Experts Have Known About ID Security Breach Problems For Years

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.

CBSDFW.COM–02/13/2014

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North Texas ID Theft Suspects Targeted Fannie Mae Customers

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.

02/07/2014

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North Texas RaceTrac Locations Part Of ‘Skimming’ Thefts

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.

CBS 11–01/23/2014

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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

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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

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Records For 277,000 Ex-Patients Found In Dallas Park

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.

07/12/2013

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Stolen Tax Refunds Costing IRS Billions

A few clicks, hit send and you wait for that refund check. It’s easy, but maybe too easy.

CBS 11–04/16/2013

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I-Team Investigates Identity Theft Targets In Texas

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!

03/25/2013

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I-Team: Beware of Scammers Out To Steal Your Tax Refund

‘Tis the season to file taxes and for criminals to come up with new ways to steal your hard-earned money.

CBS 11–03/11/2013

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Bounce House Trash Leaves Personal Customer Info Floating

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.

03/04/2013

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