Scam Alert: Thieves Are Targeting Your Tax RefundAdam Levin, founder of identity theft defense company IDT911, said one quick way of stopping hackers is by lying about your security question.
Police: Commack Man Stole Identities And Credit Cards To Pay For Heroin, Gambling AddictionsPolice said the 44-year-old is also being sued by numerous victims on Long Island and New York City for stealing more than $650,000 using a similar scheme.
Husband And Wife Accused Of Stealing Hundreds Of Thousands From Lenox Hill Hospital PatientsMore than 80 emergency room patients at Lenox Hill Hospital had their personal information stolen.
Experts Say Most Merchants Can’t Require ID With Credit Card PurchasesWith 97 shopping days left until Christmas, it's about time for credit card use to go into overdrive.
CBS2 Exclusive: Sean Satha, Man James Blake Was Mistaken For In Arrest, Was Wrong Man TooThe photo of the man detectives thought they were looking for when they arrested James Blake last week turned out to be a case of mistaken identity too.
Prosecutors: Con Man Forged Signature Of Mets COO Jeff WilponPaperwork from Michael Conway had Wilpon's first name as "Jeffery" on forged Mets letterhead that purported to authorize a $1 million contract for leased office equipment, prosecutors said.
Police: Former Tennis Star James Blake Handcuffed By NYPD After Being MisidentifiedFormer tennis star James Blake was demanding an apology Wednesday night, after he was handcuffed by the NYPD in a case of mistaken identity.
Parents Warned: Scam Artists Can Steal Children's Identities, Ruin Their Future CreditAs kids get ready to go back to school, thieves are gearing up to steal their identities.
NYPD Officer Accused Of Stealing Dead Man's Credit Card, Ordering Diamond RingA jewelry shopping spree has landed a New York City police officer in trouble with the law.
Long Island Woman Charged With Stealing Identities Of 500 PeopleAn 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.
Expert: Info Shared On Social Media Could Lead To Identity TheftLevin said to be especially careful about sharing children's information because no one is checking their credit.
New York State Police Identify Suspect In Identity Theft Of Terminally Ill Fashion ExecutiveErin 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.

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