Checking your credit and debit card statements often and using cash whenever possible are just two ways to help keep the thieves away.
The Secret Service says it is investigating a credit- and debit-card data theft at Target stores.
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.
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.
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.
Douglas Epp pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted murder in the July 2012 attack. He is expected to receive a 14-year prison sentence.
The last comprehensive revision of the criminal law in New York State was 1965.
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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.
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.