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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The fugitives, who are all U.S. citizens, were arrested upon their arrival on Sunday aboard a flight from Cancun, Mexico.
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.
Officials in Burlington County say a former pet-sitter might be responsible for multiple jewelry thefts in the area.
Police in Gloucester Township are investigating after three adults with young children reportedly stole more than $300 worth of merchandise from a local store.
Federal prosecutors say 58-year-old David Marshall received a 27-month sentence Wednesday. He had pleaded guilty in January to wire fraud.
Candace and Robert Landreth were arrested in South Carolina after allegedly breaking into the homes of Facebook friends who posted their vacation plans.
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.
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.
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.