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.
We are continuing to learn more details about Brenda Heist’s life in Florida.
“Disconnect” is a loop of three interconnected stories, with the common denominator being electronic communications.
In the first year, the operation — known as “Operation Facial Scrub” — has yielded 38 criminal prosecutions and more than 600 potential cases.
A consumer advocacy attorney from Ambler, Pa. has some advice for local college students who may have had their personal information breached in a recent incident.
The District Attorney’s Office and Philadelphia Police Department want to remind shoppers and employees to be safe during the holiday shopping season.
The Federal Trade Commission estimates that as many as 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year.
The Internal Revenue Service has agreed to allow local police and prosecutors access to tax information to go after those who are perpetrating tax return fraud.
The feds say more than one million people filed complaints about identity theft in 2011 — many of them, falling victim online. Here’s a look at some of the latest high-tech scams and how to keep them at bay.
While packing up personal belongings is at the top of many to-do lists, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds that you need to also have a plan for your personal information too when moving.
As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, when it comes time to ditch your old phone, the safeguards many of us take to protect our information just aren’t good enough.
Authorities are looking for Samantha Sinkler after bench warrants were issued for the 36-year-old woman when she failed to show up in court this month for sentencing on two DUI convictions.
A Philadelphia man was convicted for stealing more than 1,300 identities and using the information to order thosuands of dollars worth of merchandise.
Miguel Bell, 36, attempted to steal more than $2 million from his victims’ bank accounts between 2005 and 2009. His tactics included getting account information by romancing bank employees.
By Jim Donovan: It seems like at least once a week I get an inquiry from a viewer about where they can shred personal documents for free. Well I have news about several shredding events […]