Personal Information Taken From Tax Filing Office Found In North Texas DumpsterThe documents were found in Mansfield about ten miles from the Liberty Tax Alta Mesa office in Fort Worth where they were filed.
Congressional Report: Equifax Data Breach Was "Entirely Preventable"A 14-month congressional investigation slammed credit rating agency Equifax for lacking preventative measures.
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.
How Con Artists Are Changing Tactics To Steal IdentitiesThe rise of chip-based credit cards in the U.S. has forced con artists to change their tactics. A recent study says more than 15 million Americans had personal and financial information stolen last year.