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Regina police investigation nets identity theft ring

Four people from Alberta are facing more than 100 charges, most of them related to multiple counts of identity theft in Regina.

Sony Hack Identity Theft Victim: I Can't Find a Job Now

Freelance film accountant Nicole Basile's name was used in emails sent by hackers pointing journalists to stolen files, after which she was flooded with calls, texts and emails

Identity theft victims face months of hassle

SAN FRANCISCO As soon as Mark Kim found out his personal information was compromised in a data breach at Target last year, the 36-year-old tech worker signed up for the retailer's free credit monitoring offer so he would be notified if someone used his identity to commit fraud.

Charges: Impostor changed name of ID theft victim

WICHITA, Kan. A Mexican man living unlawfully in the United States for decades was arrested Tuesday in an identity theft scheme so ingenious that prosecutors say he fooled a court into changing the name of the U.S. citizen whose identity he assumed to his own real name.

4 Strategies for Repaying Federal Parent PLUS loans

When it comes to student loan debt, 20- and 30-something college graduates aren't the only affected population.

Sony Pictures Hack: How to Avoid Identity Theft

Last week, as has been widely reported, Sony Pictures Entertainment suffered a devastating network intrusion at the hands of still-unknown attackers.

10 Money Experts Reveal How to Be Financially Successful in 2015

December marks that time of year when we reflect on the past 12 months and what we can do differently in the new year to be more successful. Wouldn't it be great if, instead of guessing, the most well-known and respected experts could just tell you what that is?

U.S. mortgage applications fall in latest week: MBA

NEW YORK, Dec 3 Reuters) – Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week as refinancing applications dropped, an industry group said on Wednesday.

Take these 5 steps before starting a business

Eager to open your own business? CNBC's personal finance correspondent Sharon Epperson offers 5 steps to help you start out strong.

The Holidays Are Prime Time for ID Theft

Our shopping habits put us at greater risk for identity theft during the holidays.