An arrest on Long Island has halted a scheme that plundered the identities of hundreds of people, including the dead and disabled, in 31 states, authorities said Friday.
Levin said to be especially careful about sharing children’s information because no one is checking their credit.
Erin M. O’Hanlon, 34, of Derby, Conn. is being sought for allegedly withdrawing more than $9,000 from the account of Kate Sullivan as Sullivan was dying in a hospital.
A woman posing as Kate Sullivan withdrew more than $9,000 from a Chase branch in Commack, Long Island, on Sept. 23, 2014, before unsuccessfully trying to repeat the crime in Freeport, police said.
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A Long Island gym owner has been arrested on identity theft charges, police said.
As the holiday shopping season kicks off, a warning you’ve heard over and over again is resurfacing: Protect your personal information.
A Long Island home health care aide was charged Wednesday with stealing more than $1,300 from the people for whom she was working.
A total of 56 million credit and debit cards are believed to have been affected by a data breach this year at Home Depot.
District Attorney Kenneth Thompson said Tuesday that the case against Janese Ferguson was brought by his office’s new cybercrimes unit.
Home Depot announced Monday that it has confirmed a major security breach that could affect customers using credit and debit cards around the U.S. and Canada.
When Sandra Seip’s phone rang at 11 p.m., she couldn’t believe the person on the other end of the line was calling about her computer, saying the matter was urgent.
Scammers are finding new ways to get your personal information, and it is as easy as attaching a new gadget to your iPhone.
In the wrong hands your insurance card is worth a fortune. It’s actually the largest target of identity thieves who want it to obtain free health care.