New Federal Law Offers Parents Protections From Child Identity TheftStarting Sept. 21, 2018, a new federal law will offer you and your children more protection from identity theft.
Police Seek Alleged Identity Theft Suspect, Accused Of Cloning Credit CardPittsburgh Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man wanted for alleged identity theft and credit card cloning.
Scammers Turning To 'Social Engineering' To Steal Passwords & IdentitiesIf you are asked to play one of those "get to know you better" games on Facebook - watch out. Scammers might be trying to trick you into giving up your password.
Get Marty: West Mifflin Woman Almost Loses Home After Identity TheftA West Mifflin woman who nearly lost her home when her identity was stolen reached out to Get Marty.
Hack Of Uber Passengers' Information Requires Personal ReviewUber’s new CEO is apologizing, but that doesn't change the fact that hackers stole the personal data of 57 million Uber passengers last year.
Scammers Hijacking Cellphone Accounts, Racking Up Big Bills In Victim's NameScammers are at it again. This time, hijacking people's cellphone accounts, leaving your phone with no service while they get new phones on your dime.
Equifax Says 2.5 Million Additional Americans May Be Affected By HackCredit report company Equifax is now saying an additional 2.5 million Americans may have been affected by a massive security breach this summer.
'No Technology Is Perfect': Chip Cards Not As Secure As Once ThoughtThe chip card was pitched to consumers as a solution to fraud.
Consumer Reports: How To Avoid Medical Identity TheftMedical identity theft is a crime on the rise. Nearly 2.5 million cases were reported in 2014, an increase of 20 percent from the year before.
"Catch Me If You Can" Inspiration On Fraud ProtectionFrank Abagnale is one of the world’s most famous con artists and was depicted by Leonardo DiCaprio in the film “Catch Me If You Can.”
Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Stop PennDOT From Selling Personal InformationA state lawmaker has taken up an effort in Harrisburg to stop PennDOT from selling people’s personal information to third parties for profit.
Man Guilty In Web Dating Scam; Also Ran Pharrell Show SchemeA man who the FBI says conned a South Korean steel company out of $375,000 by falsely claiming he could help them book a Pharrell concert has pleaded guilty to online dating scams that cost a western Pennsylvania woman and others nearly $1 million.
Lawyer Attempting To Have Case Thrown Out Due To Kane’s Suspended Law LicenseAlthough there have been political challenges to Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s authority with a suspended law license, a new legal challenge has been filed in Allegheny County Court.
Feds Say They Have Shut Down 'Darkode' Malware MarketplaceThe Justice Department says it has shut down an online marketplace where cybercriminals bought and sold hacked databases, malicious software and other products that could steal information from computer systems.
Foreign Suspect Indicted In UPMC Identity Theft Tax CaseA federal grand jury has indicted a foreign citizen in a conspiracy to file more than 900 phony federal tax returns seeking $2.2 million in refunds by using employee information stolen from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.