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Secret Service Investigating Data Breach At Target Stores

The Secret Service says it is investigating a credit- and debit-card data theft at Target stores.

12/18/2013

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Horizon Policyholders Warned Of Data Breach From Stolen Laptops

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield was warning subscribers of a data breach that could lead to identity theft, after two company laptops were stolen from the Newark office.

12/07/2013

2008 Hawaii mugshot of Douglas Epp, who initially identified himself as John Yoos following City Hall Park hammer attack in July 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Canadian Sentenced To 14 Years In Manhattan Claw Hammer Attack

The Manhattan district attorney’s office said Epp abruptly attacked a Spanish tourist sitting near him on bench at City Hall Park in July 2012.

10/29/2013

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Man Convicted Of Identity Theft Could Face Life In Prison At Sentencing

Anthony Johnson allegedly slithered like a snake beneath the seats in a movie theater and deftly removed credit cards from women’s wallets. A waiting accomplice would copy them.

10/21/2013

2008 Hawaii mugshot of Douglas Epp, who initially identified himself as John Yoos following City Hall Park hammer attack in July 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Canadian Man Pleads Guilty To Attacking Tourist With Hammer In City Hall Park

Douglas Epp pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted murder in the July 2012 attack. He is expected to receive a 14-year prison sentence.

10/08/2013

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance. (credit: Getty Images)

New York DAs Push For Revamped Fraud, Corruption Laws

The last comprehensive revision of the criminal law in New York State was 1965.

09/24/2013

Workers repairing a business in Ocean Beach (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Weekend Program Links: June 22-23

Are you looking for more information from the stories shown on the various CBS 2 News broadcasts? Well, this is the place to be for we have all the stuff you’ll need.

06/22/2013

Federal agents raided this 7 Eleven in Islip as part of an investigation into a smuggling ring on June 17, 2013. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Feds Raid Several 7-Eleven Stores On Long Island

Federal agents and police raided nearly a dozen 7-Eleven stores on Long Island Monday as part of an investigation into identity theft and human smuggling.

06/17/2013

Marian Serban (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk Police Urge ATM Customers To Be Alert After Man Was Arrested For Skimming Sensitive Info

Police said the ATM ID thefts work by getting the card number with the skimming device and then getting the accompanying PIN code by putting a small camera at the ATM machine.

06/13/2013

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Bergen County Prosecutor Announces Arrests For Identity Theft

Once the victims reported credit cards they didn’t sign up for were coming in the mail, Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said investigators started backtracking.

05/03/2013

Noreen Hanney mugshot. She is accused of stealing the identity of a mentally disabled patient in her care. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

LI Woman Charged With ID Theft, Accused Of Stealing From Mentally Disabled Patient

The Suffolk County Police Identity Theft Unit announced the arrest of Noreen Hanney on Thursday, after finding that she used her job as a home health aide to steal a patient’s identity.

04/04/2013

Credit Card Fraud

Police: Men Stole Over $340,000 Using Fake Credit, ATM Cards

Two men from Las Vegas and two men from California apparently wanted to make some big money in the Big Apple.

03/23/2013

A sample image of the current New York State ID card. New York State drivers' licenses are similar in appearance but will undergo a significant change this summer. (Credit: NYC.gov)

Report: New Black And White Drivers’ Licenses Aimed At Fighting Counterfeiters Will Debut In July

The security upgrades will include engraved personal information, black and white photographs, and a ghost image that will appear in a transparent window on the card.

03/17/2013

Rep. Steve Israel (file/photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

L.I. Congressman Works To Fight Credit Report Errors

A Long Island congressman is calling on the federal government to make sure people’s credit reports are not marred by the activity of identity thieves.

02/23/2013

IRS Tax Form 1040 (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Rep. Israel Warns Of People Stealing Identities To Get Tax Refunds

You have probably heard about people stealing identities to open credit cards and purchase cars. But there a growing problem – people getting tax refunds after stealing someone’s identity.

02/22/2013

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