8 Charged With Participating In Child Identity Theft RingAuthorities say a New York based identity theft ring targeted children's Social Security numbers throughout the country.
Consumer Alert: The Time Is Now To Protect Your Child From ID Theft, Experts SayA recent survey found one million kids were victims of identity fraud in 2017.
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.