Between travel, vacations and sending the kids off to camp, summer can be a hot time for identity theft. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan looks at some risky situations to avoid.
A federal grand jury alleges identity fraud with an ugly twist, and US attorney Zane Memeger calls the allegations “truly despicable.”
But some security analysts wonder if the push toward chip-and-PIN technology is already too little, too late.
She was the “Bonnie” in what was called a Bonnie-and-Clyde identity fraud scam which broke in 2007.
With identity theft very much a reality in today’s world, an area credit union wanted to help reduce the risk by holding a free document shredding event at three locations in the Philadelphia area on Saturday.
Identity theft is a serious crime that can ruin your finances, credit history, and reputation. Plus it can happen to anyone, even children. It may surprise you, but as 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, often family members are to blame.
If you weren’t victimized in the Target breach, that doesn’t mean you can rest easy. The FBI says the number of incidents will continue to rise.
The families of two fallen soldiers are outraged and hurt.
Eight people – including a former bank teller — have been charged with participating in an identity theft ring that used account information stolen from TD Bank customers.
On this Black Friday, not everyone is braving the crowds at the mall. Many are getting their deals online.
As 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan reminds us, taking a few simple steps before, during and after your trip can protect your personal and financial information from identity thieves.
The password for an iTunes account can get a cyberthief $8, according to one computer security expert.
The Montgomery County district attorney’s office is currently investigating at least two calls that were made to county residents in which the caller, identifying himself as a member of the sheriff’s office, demands the answerer’s Social Security number, date of birth, and address.
Four Russian nationals and a Ukrainian have been charged with running a sophisticated hacking organization that over seven years penetrated computer networks of more than a dozen major American and international corporations.
There are laws that govern not just what you do with the information on your computer system, but also with how you dispose of it.