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.
Free Wi-Fi can be found everywhere, from the airport to public parks, and even coffee shops.
A Long Island man appeared in court Thursday on charges that he pretended to be a doctor in order to get fraudulent prescriptions for Oxycodone and Xanax filled.
“On the one hand the federal government says ‘protect your Social Security number.’ On the other hand, it advertises your Social Security number on 50 million Medicare cards in the United States,” Israel said.
With so much talk of data breaching, hacking, and identity theft many people are concerned about their personal information.
Federal agents on Tuesday arrested a New York City Police officer on charges of fraud and identity theft, after he allegedly gave out other people’s driver’s license information to use falsely.
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.
As drivers fill up for the big holiday weekend, police in New Jersey have issued a warning about credit card skimming at gas stations.
For some Shred Fest was a chance to fight identity theft, for Leslie it was an event 15 years in the making.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Credit card information stolen in the Target data breach apparently has hit the market.
Checking your credit and debit card statements often and using cash whenever possible are just two ways to help keep the thieves away.