Woman facing 14 fraud, identity theft charges


Woman facing 14 fraud, identity theft charges

A woman is facing more than a dozen fraud related charges after allegedly using fake IDs to access bank accounts that did not belong to her.

Tax season cautions Tax season cautions More>>

Consumers should protect themselves against online identity theft and other scams that increase during and linger after the filing season. The IRS has issued its latest "dirty dozen" list of tax scams, including schemes involving return prepa…

Elderly care program struggling with fraud

A safety net program that allows the elderly, disabled and blind to receive care at home continues to lose money through fraud and bureaucratic inefficiency, despite reforms put in place two years ago.

Identity Theft Doesn’t Take Vacations

Experian’s ProtectMyIDâ¢, a leading, full-service provider of identity theft detection, protection and fraud resolution, recently commissioned a survey to understand if summer travelers will be taking the necessary steps to protect their identities b…

Action Line: How to prevent SSN fraud for your children

Dear Action Line: I have heard my ‘child’s credit identity can be stolen.’ As she is only 5 and has no credit cards, that I know of, what’s this all about? D.M., Tulsa (14 mins ago)

The Necessity of Resisting Financial Tyranny

It’s time we defended liberty and democracy against financial tyranny: take your money out of Wall Street and the "too big to fail" banks, and stop funding their fraud, churn and subversion of democracy. (13 hours ago)

The Year Of The Fraud

And How To Avoid Being Part Of It Fraud is a lucrative career path in the United States. Too bad it’s illegal. (19 mins ago)

Just how big is a $50 billion fraud?

The amount of wealth that vanished under Bernard Madoff is roughly equal to that lost to burglars and thieves in the U.S. over 3 years. What punishment fits such a crime? (31 mins ago)

Former HealthSouth CEO Found Liable for $2.9B

Former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy was acquitted in 2005 of criminal charges related to the company’s fraud and accounting scandal; however, on Thursday an Alabama court judge ordered Scrushy to pay shareholders more than $2.8 billion. (3 mins ago)