identity theft

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LI Hospital Employee Accused Of Stealing Identities From Vulnerable Patients

A hospital employee has been charged with identity theft. The woman was allegedly targeting weak and vulnerable patients who had been left in her care.

05/24/2014

Kenny Frias, Jeanessa Torres

Prosecutors: N.J. Man Skimmed Credit Card Info, Used It To Buy Alcohol For His Nightclub

As drivers fill up for the big holiday weekend, police in New Jersey have issued a warning about credit card skimming at gas stations.

05/23/2014

Shredded Paper (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Battle Back Against Identity Thieves At Shred Fest

For some Shred Fest was a chance to fight identity theft, for Leslie it was an event 15 years in the making.

05/18/2014

Credit-card machine (file/credit: Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images)

Manhattan DA: Hale & Hearty Soup Worker Used Job To Aid Identity Theft, Fraud Ring

Eleven defendants were indicted by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office and arraigned in State Supreme Court later Wednesday on identity theft, fraud, grand larceny and forgery charges.

04/30/2014

Brooklyn Identity Theft Suspect

Police: Man Stole Woman’s Identity, Used It To Obtain Prescriptions

Police on Monday were asking the public to help them find a man they say stole a woman’s identity in Brooklyn, and used it to obtain prescriptions from several pharmacies.

04/28/2014

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L.I. Bloomingdale’s Worker Accused Of Stealing About $117,000 From Employer

Between November 2013 and March 2014, Nassau County police said Yorell Moses, 27, of Freeport used stolen credit card information to buy merchandise and gift cards.

04/02/2014

Prosecutors say thieves installed this device on gas pump to steal data from credit and bank cards. (credit: Manhattan District Attorney's Office)

Prosecutors: Thieves Stole $2M After Planting Devices On Gas Pumps

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. said the group somehow installed devices that captured card and PIN numbers inside pumps at gas stations in Georgia, South Carolina and Texas.

01/21/2014

Target Store

2 Busted In Texas For Allegedly Using Data Stolen In Target Breach

Credit card information stolen in the Target data breach apparently has hit the market.

01/20/2014

Tips on how to protect yourself from credit card theft. (Credit: CBS 2)

Protect Your Identity And Your Money This Holiday Season

Checking your credit and debit card statements often and using cash whenever possible are just two ways to help keep the thieves away.

12/19/2013

A Target store (credit: Getty Images)

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

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