IDENTITY THEFT IN THE NEWS: WEEKLY UPDATE

 
Identity theft probe includes Clay County victims
Clay Today Online
There are at least 20 victims of identity theft in Clay County and the amount stolen is at least $10000, the Sheriff’s Office said. All the Clay County victims had accounts on file at the Eagle Harbor Golf Club where Mr. Janitor was contracted to do …
ID theft can happen to anyone, as one soldier can attest
Tarentum Valley News Dispatch
Robert Frank Key Jr., 31, of Clearwater Beach, Fla., pleaded guilty to federal identity theft charges stemming from $12800 in purchases made with Munson’s bank accounts and credit cards from March through June 2010, while Munson was deployed in Iraq. …
Henrietta man gets 75 months in prison for identity theft
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Federal prosecutors said today that Kenneth Lee Vickers, 27, was convicted of mail fraud and aggravated identity theft. He also was ordered to pay more than $140000 in restitution. Vickers’ wife, Wynette Reed-Vickers, 25, who also was convicted of the …
Recourse slow for victims of welfare EBT theft
abc7news.com
Welfare benefits are now issued electronically, but the state won’t reimburse for identity theft. In a state that gave birth to technology, there are still many instances where California’s government is behind the times. Take the welfare program, …
Illinois Law Now: Identity theft protection questions, and others, answered
Madison County Record
Question: How can I protect myself from identify theft while holiday shopping? Answer: Carry only the credit or debit cards you know you’ll need that day. When making a purchase, be aware of where your card goes and try not to get distracted during the …
Protect your business against identity theft
Akron Leader Publications
By Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted According to a recent report by the research firm Javelin Strategy & Research, identity theft affected more than 8 million people in 2010. While identity theft has often been considered a crime targeting just …
Woman Fights Financial Ruin After Job Loss, Identity Theft
MyFox Detroit
TAYLOR (WJBK) — A Taylor woman lost her job and then her identity, and it’s ruining her finances and her name. “I hate her guts. She’s got six kids. She’s 39 years old. Grow up,” said Vontara Colbert-Redmond angrily. Fed up and brought to tears, …
Police: Woman arrested in Mesa for identity theft
KSWT-TV
Police say 23-year-old Monica Christine Cole was arrested Thursday on suspicion of offering a forged instrument and committing identity theft. The Arizona Republic (http://bit.ly/uziN05) says Cole tried withdrawing money from a Mesa bank branch. …
Middletown Man Charged with Identity Theft
FOX43.com
Police credit video from a surveillance camera for the arrest of a Dauphin County man on Forgery and Theft charges. The suspect, 20 year old Jestin James Gonse, of Middletown, was spotted Friday morning driving the same vehicle, a black GMC Jimmy, …

 

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