Smartphone Safety: Old iPhone, Android Data Could Pose Risk For Identity TheftWhen you give away your old cell phone, you may be handing over a lot of your personal information -- even if you think you've cleared your phone.
30 Accused In Queens Credit Card, Identity Theft RingThirty people have been arrested and charged in connection with a stolen credit card and identity theft ring in Queens.
Prosecutors: Man Used Dating Sites To Con Women Out Of Money, Personal InformationAn alleged con artist masqueraded as a millionaire oil man to woo victims and steal their personal information, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Keep Your Cellphone Number Secure, Experts WarnYour Social Security number, your ATM PIN number, and even your address are all usually kept confidential -- but what about your cellphone number?
Thieves Use Bluetooth Technology To Rip-Off Drivers At The PumpThere was a consumer alert Sunday, for drivers about skimming at the pump. Hackers have been stepping up their game, stealing bank information with a new device.
Criminals Now Attaching Credit Card Skimmers To Self-Checkout Terminals In Retail StoresCriminals have been using a tiny device called a skimmer to steal card information at ATMs. Now, self check-out terminals in retail stores have become a target.
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.