Identity Theft News
Video Shows Boyfriend Using Missing Woman's Car, Police Say: Part 3
Donthe Lucas told police he had permission when he used Kelsie Schelling's ATM card to withdraw $400 from an ATM.
Family Desperate for Answers in Pregnant Colorado Woman's Mysterious Disappearance 3 Years Ago
When 21-year-old Kelsie Schelling stopped answering her phone on Feb. 5, 2013, her family and friends began to wonder where she could be. "We tried calling her … couldn't get a response," Savannah Heggie, who was Schelling's supervisor at the home goods store she worked at, told ABC News' "20/20."
Woman Stole Identities From Dating Site Victims by 'Capitalizing on Her Physical Attraction,' Officials Say
A 43-year-old woman is accused of "capitalizing on her physical attraction" to meet victims through dating sites and steal their identities, Los Angeles officials said. She'd then move into high-end hotels and charge thousands of dollars' worth of goods and services, officials said. Maria Christina
Man Allegedly Attempts to Take Off With $260,000 Worth of Stolen Air Miles
A man identified as a former student in Miami, Florida, admitted to stealing over $260,000 worth of airline miles after he obtained personal information of several individuals across the country and used that information to gain access to their American Airlines AAdvantage accounts, according to
Federal Judge Orders Woman to Unlock iPhone Using Her Fingerprint
The case of a California woman who was ordered to unlock an iPhone using her fingerprint is raising questions about whether compelling a person to unlock their smartphone could infringe on their right against self-incrimination. A warrant was issued in February ordering Paytsar Bkhchadzhyan to
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