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Theft

Get Protected: America’s Top Identity-Theft Scams

Each year, millions of Americans get lured by promises of prizes and unbeatable bargains only to get swindled into some of the county’s top identity-theft scams.

08/28/2014

Top Tips For Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft

Identity theft can leave you with financial difficulties, mounds of paperwork and even fraudulent criminal charges. Protect your data to reduce your chances of becoming a victim.

08/28/2014

Child Identity Theft: Warning Signs Your Child’s Identity Is Being Used

Identity theft is terrible, no matter whom it happens to, but it seems even more offensive when it’s carried out against a child. Keep watch for these signs that your child has been the victim of identity theft.

08/28/2014

The Rise Of Identity Theft: Reports From The Federal Trade Commission

The Federal Trade Commission reports that the occurrence rate for identity theft incidents is high, and it doesn’t look like that trend will change anytime soon.

08/28/2014

How To Repair Your Credit After Identify Theft

Many Americans like to believe that identity theft won’t happen to them, but the staggering statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics prove otherwise.

08/28/2014

(credit: Philadelphia Police Dept)

Philadelphia Police Searching For Man Accused Of Sexual Assault, Stealing Kitchen Appliances

Police are searching for a suspect wanted in connection with an alleged sexual assault, and they say that suspect also stole kitchen appliances from the victim.

08/27/2014

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Customs Officials In Philadelphia Arrest 3 Fugitives Arriving On Flight From Cancun

The fugitives, who are all U.S. citizens, were arrested upon their arrival on Sunday aboard a flight from Cancun, Mexico.

08/26/2014

(credit: Mt. Laurel Police Department)

Police: Man Dressed As Wawa Employee Steals Hundreds In Cigarettes

The two suspects fled the store on foot and were seen getting into a gold older model Nissan Maxima with brown doors that was being driven by a third suspect.

08/19/2014

(credit: New Jersey State Police)

Police: Burlington County Area Pet Sitter Stole Jewelry From Multiple Homes

Officials in Burlington County say a former pet-sitter might be responsible for multiple jewelry thefts in the area.

07/31/2014

(credit: Gloucester Township Police)

Police: Suspects With Young Children Steal From Camden County Rite Aid

Police in Gloucester Township are investigating after three adults with young children reportedly stole more than $300 worth of merchandise from a local store.

07/31/2014

(Credit: Joe Raedle/ Getty Images)

Ex-Youth Football League Director Gets Prison Time For Stealing From Organization

Federal prosecutors say 58-year-old David Marshall received a 27-month sentence Wednesday. He had pleaded guilty in January to wire fraud.

07/30/2014

file photo. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Don’t Share Vacation Plans With Facebook ‘Friends’

Candace and Robert Landreth were arrested in South Carolina after allegedly breaking into the homes of Facebook friends who posted their vacation plans.

07/29/2014

(credit: City of Dover Police Dept)

Del. Man Allegedly Burglarizes Home, Then Tries To Sell Stolen Items In Nearby Parking Lot

Police say 47-year-old Deon Brown broke into the residence on the 400 block of S Governors Avenue on Monday around 4 a.m. and stole several items including a laptop and a safe containing jewelry and cash.

07/21/2014

(File photo: Joe Raedle/ Getty Images)

Store Owners Have ‘Privilege’ To Hold Shoplifters

Store owners have what’s called “shopkeepers privilege” which allows the owner of a business to detain someone he suspects of shoplifting if he has probable cause.

07/14/2014

Suspect Charles J. Campbell Jr. (credit: Hatfield Township Police Department)

Man Sought In Theft Of Wallet From Baseball Umpire In Montgomery County

Police are searching for a suspect who they say stole the wallet of a baseball umpire and then used the victim’s credit cards to make purchases at several stores in Montgomery County.

07/02/2014

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