Identity Theft

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4-Year Sentence For Dallas Woman Who Posed As Hospice Nurse

A Dallas woman who used a stolen identity to pose as a registered nurse and allegedly treat nearly 250 hospice patients was sentenced to federal prison.

08/24/2015

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Target Agrees To Pay $10 Million To Data Breach Victims

Target has agreed to pay $10 million under a proposed settlement in a class-action lawsuit stemming from a massive 2013 data breach.

03/18/2015

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Bush Posts Emails With Social Security Numbers

Jeb Bush sought to show himself as a tech-savvy executive. But tucked away in posted emails were the names, birthdates and Social Security numbers of more than 12,000 people.

02/13/2015

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16 Indicted In North Texas ID Theft, Bank Scam

Prosecutors say 16 people have been indicted in a North Texas identity theft and fraud scheme blamed for more than $1.3 million in bank losses.

09/12/2014

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Texas Software Company Uses Felon’s Discovery To Prevent ID Theft

A North Texas software company says it has developed a system to prevent identity theft ‘once and for all’ – thanks to a felon.

07/01/2014

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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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