North Texas Great-Grandmother Comes 'Back To Life' After Social Security Administration Declared Her DeadThe federal “Death Master File” goes to insurance companies, financial institutions and government offices. These are places which shut down your life immediately.
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.
IRS Gives Social Security Recipients Tight Deadline To File For $500 Child Stimulus PaymentsYou have until 11:00 a.m. Central Standard Time on Wednesday, April 22 to fill out the “Non-filers: Enter Payment Info” tool online.
Southlake PD Help Elderly Man After Social Security Scammers Take Him For $23KIt started when an elderly Southlake resident went to police headquarters upset that he had to pay thousands of dollars to prevent being arrested.
Smith County Man Guilty In Counterfeit Immigration Documents ConspiracyEleazar Juarez Juarez pleaded guilty to conspiracy to produce, transfer, and forge false identification documents.
Group Of 5 Indicted For Ripping Off Elderly And Disabled Veterans For MillionsAuthorities say the five face several charges including aggravated identity theft, wire fraud and conspiracy.
Doctor-Services Firm Based In Dallas Says Private Data Of Patients Was ExposedDallas-based EmCare, a nationwide physician-staffing company, says a breach exposed personal data including Social Security numbers and clinical information about some patients.
Latest Phone Scam Targets Residents As Social Security Administration EmployeesEveryone has heard of the IRS phone scam, but now con artists have increasingly started to pose as employees with the Social Security Administration.
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.
Bank Restores Stolen Funds To 112-Year-Old Texas VeteranA bank has credited the account of a 112-year-old Texas World War II veteran after his family reported that thieves had stolen his identity and drained the account.
Identity Thief Drains Bank Account Of 112-Year-Old Texas VeteranSomeone obtained the personal information of a Texas resident who's believed to be the oldest man in the U.S. and used it to drain his bank account.
Social Security Benefits To Get Another Modest Boost In 2018Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees can expect another small increase in benefits next year.
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.
Social Security Numbers Of 143 Million Americans Exposed In HackCredit card numbers for about 209,000 U.S. consumers were also accessed.
Social Security's Grim PrognosisSocial Security's board of trustees last week released its annual report on the long-term financial health of the system's trust fund.