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.
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.
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.
Two men from Las Vegas and two men from California apparently wanted to make some big money in the Big Apple.
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.
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.
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.
Attorney Bonita E. Zelman, who is representing all 12 plaintiffs in the case, said the hospital caused the victims undue stress.
Twelve people filed a lawsuit Tuesday against North Shore University Hospital, after medical records with their personal information were stolen – leaving them vulnerable to identity theft.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A South Ozone Park man who portrayed himself as a Harvard graduate with plans to open a medical facility has pleaded guilty to identity theft, the Queens District Attorney’s office announced […]
The holidays can bring out the best in people, but consumer advocates warn they are also bringing out the worst — from charity scams to bogus holiday e-mails phishing for your personal information.
The alleged leader of an identity theft ring pleaded guilty to his role in the operation late last week in Manhattan U.S. District Court, according to a published report.
“In this day and age, cybercriminals can easily attack an individual from thousands of miles away if necessary precautions aren’t taken,” Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance said.
One of the insiders involved in a major identity theft ring that stole the identities of over a thousand victims and stole over $2 million from various banks has been sentenced.
We’ve warned you about identity theft before. Everyone’s a target for this type of crime – from the elderly to the deceased. Now, your kids are also at risk. Children are 51 percent more likely to have their identities stolen than adults.