IRS: Identity theft prosecutions double in 2013


IRS: Identity theft prosecutions double in 2013

WASHINGTON The Internal Revenue Service is seeing a big jump in thieves stealing Social Security numbers to fraudulently claim tax refunds, the agency said Tuesday.

Pair arrested in Tulsa on federal identity theft charge

Two people have been charged in a federal criminal complaint with engaging in an identity theft conspiracy that reportedly involved the use of the names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers of others to obtain credit cards, gift cards and cellph…

Personal Finance Daily: What you need to know about Social Security

The Social Security Administration itself has said that unless something is done to reform the system, it will have to reduce benefit payments to retirees within the next few decades. Find that story and more, in today’s Personal Finance Daily.

Dominion warns against bill-paying scam

From Dominion Virginia Power RICHMOND — Dominion Virginia Power cautioned customers today not to divulge personal information such as a Social Security number or banking information to anyone offering to help them pay their utility bills through a fed…

Dominion warns against bill-paying scam

From Dominion Virginia Power RICHMOND — Dominion Virginia Power cautioned customers today not to divulge personal information such as a Social Security number or banking information to anyone offering to help them pay their utility bills through a fed…

Dominion warns against bill-paying scam

From Dominion Virginia Power RICHMOND — Dominion Virginia Power cautioned customers today not to divulge personal information such as a Social Security number or banking information to anyone offering to help them pay their utility bills through a fed…

Dominion warns against bill-paying scam

From Dominion Virginia Power RICHMOND — Dominion Virginia Power cautioned customers today not to divulge personal information such as a Social Security number or banking information to anyone offering to help them pay their utility bills through a fed…

Dominion warns against bill-paying scam

From Dominion Virginia Power RICHMOND — Dominion Virginia Power cautioned customers today not to divulge personal information such as a Social Security number or banking information to anyone offering to help them pay their utility bills through a fed…

Troy woman indicted for patient identity theft

A Troy woman has been indicted on 22 counts related to identity theft. Angeline Austin, 41, is accused of taking 880 names, Social Security numbers and dates of birth of patients who had been cared for at Troy Regional Medical Center.

Security Breach at CCSU Includes Not Only Social Security Numbers, But Names

University is Offering Free Credit and Personal Identity Theft Protection A security breach in a computer at Central Connecticut State University has exposed not only the Social Security numbers of thousands of students, alumni, and current and former …