Identity Theft

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Police: Woman Used Sister’s Bank Card On Day She Died

Police have charged a western Pennsylvania woman with identity theft because they say she used her sister’s automatic teller machine card to withdraw $120 on the day she died.

03/24/2015

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Health Insurers, Hospitals Vulnerable To Cyber Attack, Say Experts

By all accounts, the breach of Anthem, an Indianapolis-based Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance company, was stunning.

02/05/2015

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Fax Machines’ Carbon Copies A Perfect Target For Identity Thieves

Nearly every business has a fax machine, so do plenty of homes.

02/03/2015

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Angie’s List: The Dos & Don’ts Of Paper Shredding

Your personal information is everywhere: bills, bank statements, blank checks, and even credit card offers and magazine subscriptions.

01/15/2015

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Two Women Accused Of Stealing From Police Credit Union

Two women are facing a long list of charges, accused of stealing items and customer information from a local credit union.

01/13/2015

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Scams To Avoid This Holiday Season

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.

11/25/2014

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Car Break-In Leads To Larger Credit Card Theft Scam

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.

09/22/2014

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Identity Thieves May Be After Your Health Insurance

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.

08/19/2014

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Turnpike Commission Issues Alert About EZ Pass Scam

There’s a new scam alert for Pennsylvania Turnpike EZ Pass customers.

07/10/2014

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Prisoner Captured After Mistakenly Being Released From Jail

A woman who authorities say was mistakenly released from the Fayette County Prison on Friday is now back in police custody.

06/07/2014

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U.S. Postal Service Warns Of Email Scam

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.

05/23/2014

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IRS Probing ID Theft Of UPMC Employees

Close to two dozen UPMC employees have become the recent victims of identity theft.

02/26/2014

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Second Credit Card Theft Reported At Cranberry Cinemas

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.

12/27/2013

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Woman Stole Parents’ IDs To Pay For Surgery

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.

11/20/2013

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Walmart Issues Warning About New Email Scam

There are two new scams to warn you about.

05/16/2013

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