Identity Theft News
Tax Time: More Than 5M Returns Expected by Midnight Deadline
Millions of taxpayers were facing a midnight deadline to file their tax returns, while millions of others were asking for a six-month extension
Lawyer Gets 6 Months in Prison in Scam to Buy Maxim Magazine
A lawyer convicted of helping a con man cheat to borrow millions of dollars for a failed bid to buy Maxim magazine has been sentenced in New York City to six months in prison
More Than 5M Tax Returns Expected Monday as Deadline Nears
Millions of taxpayers face a midnight deadline Monday to file their tax returns, while millions of others seek six-month extensions
Why Chip Credit Cards Are Still Not Safe From Fraud
Credit card thieves can use a skimming device to swipe data through the cards' magnetic strips.
Why You're Still Not Safe From Fraud If You Have a Credit Card With a Chip
When it comes to stealing credit card information, it's unfortunately as easy as swiping your card in any skimming device. Credit card fraud is now a $16 billion a year problem in the United States alone, and every hour, thieves with skimmers are stealing Americans' credit card numbers. "When the
Model, Boyfriend Charged With $2 Million Identity Theft Fraud
Patricia Perez-Gonzalez, 26, and Alberto Companioni, 31, are accused of targeting senior citizens in the alleged scheme.
Miami Couple Charged With $2 Million Identity Theft Fraud, Authorities Say
A Miami couple has been charged in a $2 million credit card fraud and identity theft scheme -- mainly targeting seniors -- which they allegedly used to go on designer shopping sprees and luxury vacations, the Manhattan District Attorney's office announced Tuesday. Patricia Perez-Gonzalez, 26, and
Instagram's 'Crazy Jewish Mom' Turned Cultural Phenomenon
Kate Siegel's new book, "Mother Can You Not?," was born out of her popular social media account where she posts conversations with her overbearing mother.
Feds Crack Down on 'Phantom Debt Collection' Scheme
Federal and state authorities are cracking down on a multi-million-dollar “phantom debt collection” scheme that allegedly bilked at least $3.8 million from consumers who were tricked into paying off debts they didn’t owe. The action, brought by the Federal Trade Commission and Illinois Attorney