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.
More than two dozen City of Pittsburgh employees have become the victims of identity theft. According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the city was notified over the weekend that at least 29 workers from multiple departments were affected.
The last person you’d think would be the victim of identity theft is a child — young and innocent with no independent financial means.
CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — It’s tax time, and a lot of people file online. However, if you think your information is secure, it may not be, especially if you have a teenager at home who […]
There’s a growing type of identity theft that most parents don’t know about: thieves stealing children’s identities to run up bills and destroy their credit. The worst part is, it often goes undetected for years, […]