Investigators in Oakland Park said they got a good look at a thief who used someone’s identity to open nearly a dozen credit cards.
Everyday thousands of credit and debit card numbers are stolen but now there’s something simple you can do to “lock” thieves out of your accounts.
Police are gathering more information Tuesday after dozens of cars were broken into by thieves apparently targeting identity information.
A former Sweetwater detective is facing more than nine years behind bars for identity theft and credit card fraud.
Robert Chavez says his identity theft nightmare began back in April after he got a call from Lowe’s Home Improvement about opening an account there.
A Florida prison guard pleaded guilty to charges in connection to stealing personal information from state corrections databases. The guard allegedly filed 182 fraudulent income tax returns using the stolen information in order to get refunds.
With so much talk of data breaching, hacking, and identity theft many people are concerned about their personal information.
Federal prosecutors have charged 20 people allegedly involved in a fraud scheme involving cell phones in South Florida.
A former senior clerk in the Palm Beach County Health Department who pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy in an identity theft investigation has been sentenced to two years in federal prison.
A University of Pittsburgh Medical Center employee has sued the hospital, and a South Florida payroll processing firm it uses, for credit restoration services and identity theft insurance in the wake of a data breach that has seen hackers use the personal information of hundreds of employees to file bogus federal income tax returns.