With not that many weeks before Christmas, shoppers in stores and on-line are spending lots of dollars to make their holiday a sweet one.
KDKA has done a lot of reporting on the record number of car break-ins in Westmoreland County, but recently one happened with a twist and it involved credit card fraud.
In the wrong hands your insurance card is worth a fortune. It’s actually the largest target of identity thieves who want it to obtain free health care.
There’s a new scam alert for Pennsylvania Turnpike EZ Pass customers.
A woman who authorities say was mistakenly released from the Fayette County Prison on Friday is now back in police custody.
Everybody likes to get a package in the mail, but the U.S. Postal Service is warning that scam artists are taking advantage of that.
Close to two dozen UPMC employees have become the recent victims of identity theft.
Another woman has come forward saying someone stole credit cards from her purse while she was watching a movie at a local theater, and then went on a shopping spree on her dime.
A Butler County woman has been sentenced to prison for stealing her parents’ identities so she could fraudulently obtain $729,000 in student loans – much of which she used to pay for plastic surgery.
There are two new scams to warn you about.
Problems with Facebook are on the rise, up 30 percent in the last year, according to a Consumer Reports National Research Center study.
The fear of someone stealing your financial information and going on a shopping spree has helped drive sales of identity theft protection services. Americans now spend an estimated $3.5 billion a year on these services. However, Consumer Reports is advising consumers to save their money.
The fear of someone stealing your financial information and going on a shopping spree has helped drive sales of identity theft protection services. Americans now spend an estimated $3.5 billion a year on these services. […]
When it comes to identity theft, Pennsylvania ranks 14th in the nation. It’s a distinction we would rather live without, but with so much of our personal information out there – it can be easy pickings for thieves. More than 8 million Americans have their identities stolen each year and that’s why it’s so important to keep your personal information private. One way to do that is to shred your documents, but don’t trust just any shredder to keep you safe.
Identity theft is a growing problem in the technology age, so today law enforcement officials gathered together to learn ways to curb the crime.