East Texas Couple Indicted For ID Theft In Connection With CARES Act PaymentsAccording to the indictment, the couple conspired to use other people's identities, including names, Social Security numbers and dates of birth, in connection with the theft of Economic Impact Payments.
Texas Unemployment Office Catches 738 Identity Theft Fraud ClaimsHistorically when disaster unemployment insurance is available, the Texas Workforce Commission is hit harder with identity theft.
Security Experts Warn Of Elevated Threat Of Medical ID Theft During Coronavirus PandemicWhen it comes to privacy protection, not all providers are created equal.
Dallas Police: Thief Use Stolen ID And Forged Documents To Cash $11,000 Cashier’s CheckPolice in Dallas are searching for a woman who bilked a local bank out of more than $10,000.
Texas Ranks Fourth In U.S. Where You're Most Likely To Get Your Identity StolenWith a total of 73,553 identity theft reports last year, Texas ranks fourth in the country for states where you're most likely to have your identity stolen.
Wednesday Is The Deadline To File A Claim In The Equifax Data BreachAnyone looking for compensation from the Equifax data breach that affected nearly 150 million people has until Wednesday to file a claim.
Check Your Eligibility For A Portion Of The $700M Equifax Data Breach SettlementIf you're among 147 million Americans whose credit data was compromised in the 2017 Equifax data breach you may be eligible for compensation.
Beware Of These Scams On Amazon Prime DayAs Amazon Prime Day kicks off the surge in internet traffic is also likely to attract scammers looking to steal your data and payment details.
The Colony Police And Corinth Electricity Provider Warn Of Holiday Weekend Phone ScamsThe Colony Police Department's non-emergency phone number appears on the victim's caller ID. Police want people to know they aren't calling them for personal information.
Fraud Takes Over As Consumers' Top Federal Trade Commission ComplaintConsumers lost nearly $1.5 billion to fraud last year -- about 40 percent higher than the year before.
Fort Worth Woman Discovers ID Stolen After Getting Billed For Items Purchased In ColoradoKathleen Cammack says the first red flag that she may have fallen victim to a scam came in January when she and her husband received a Verizon bill for four new lines opened in Colorado.
Identity Theft Suspect Caught With Stolen Mail, W-2s And Drugs In ArlingtonArlington Police said they saw Michael Queen pull into an alleyway and rummage through a dumpster. They said his car was full of people's mail.
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.