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.
Equifax Free Identity Theft Protection & Credit File MonitoringEquifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) announced a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. Get info on what you can do next.
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 Newsstand Operator Accused Of $16M Fraud Against GovernmentThe operator of a newsstand in a downtown Dallas high-rise has been indicted on charges that accuse him of cashing fraudulently obtained U.S. Treasury checks amounting in value to about $16 million.
Texas Father, Son Indicted In Alleged $16M Insurance ScamProsecutors say a father and son have been charged in an alleged $16 million hearing aids insurance scam using American Airlines workers.
Ancestry.com Helps Family Of Dead Boy Find Texas Escapee Posing As HimFederal prosecutors say Ancestry.com helped the family of a baby who died in Texas discover that a Pennsylvania man had assumed the child's identity.
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.
IRS Strikes Back As Agents Make Big Dent In Identity TheftThe IRS reports that the number of identity theft victims plummeted last year after agents struggled for years to combat what has become a multibillion-dollar industry.
Study: ID Fraud Up Since Security Chips Put Into PlayIt’s a tiny chip that elicits big opinions.