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Travel Identity Theft Protection

How To Protect Oneself Against Identity Theft On Vacation

As families and couples prep for spring and summer vacations, identity theft is one issue to consider when planning.


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Office Manager For L.I. Charity Accused Of Stealing Funds

The office manager of a well-known Long Island charity is charged with stealing more than $130,000 by using the organization’s credit cards for personal spending sprees, police said.


Thieves Targeting Recycling Bins For Possible ID Theft In East Meadow

Police warn residents they need to think twice about what they’re throwing away in the recycling bin.


People shop in an Apple store in New York. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images))

Court Document: ID Theft Ring Targets Apple Stores

Dozens of people have been charged in New York with forming an identity-theft ring that used stolen credit-card numbers to shop at Apple stores around the country.


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Is Identity Theft Seasonal?

Did you know there are certain times of the year when identity theft is more prevalent than others?


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Cops Searching For Woman Accused Of ID Theft, Bank Fraud

Police are searching for a woman in connection to an identity theft ring with approximately 500 victims.


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Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

Credit expert Adam Levin sat down with CBS 2’s Rob Morrison and broke down some simple rules to keep you safe from identity fraud.

CBS New York–10/16/2010

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Home Health Aide Accused Of ID Theft On L.I.

Authorities say a home health aide stole from the elderly man for whom she was supposed to be caring.


Experts say be on the lookout for text massage scams during the holiday season. (Photo: CBS 2)

OMG! Texting Scam Leads To Identity Theft On L.I.

Careful with those fast fingers – click the ‘send’ button on your cell phone and you could be putting your identity at risk, said police on Long Island Tuesday.

CBS 2–08/03/2010