The city of Escalon isn’t just apologizing for potentially exposing at least her Social Security number. They’re advising all employees to place a fraud alert on their credit reports.
A San Diego man allegedly operated a revenge porn website so that he could extort money from victims.
Crooks are cashing in on Cyber Monday. Three people were arrested for making phony credit cards, using other people’s identities.
News of the August breach is just trickling out. It took the university about a month to figure out the scope of the breach and are only this week reaching out to affected employees.
Protecting your social security number is key to preventing identity theft. When a Turlock woman saw her social security number clearly displayed on her utility bill, she didn’t know what to do, so she called Kurtis Ming.
Suzette went to work gathering the receipts and confirming the stores that contacted her had surveillance. But after all of that work, Elk Grove Police said the suspect wasn’t a priority.
A Sacramento man was sentenced Tuesday to three years, five months in federal prison for identity theft after defrauding 50 victims out of between $30,000 and $70,000, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.
On Wednesday, the Sacramento Sheriff’s Hi Tech Crimes Detectives arrested three suspects for burglary and identity theft.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris is set to announce the creation of a new criminal unit to investigate and prosecute identity theft, cybercrimes and other criminal activity involving technology.
Today’s online world is like the wild, wild, west. There is a lot of pioneering going on and local professionals are learning you really have to do your own policing to protect yourself.
Two Los Angeles men have pleaded guilty to stealing more than $90,000 by skimming personal information from Northern California gas station pumps.
A former college football player has been arrested after allegedly using the identity of a former teammate, a Sacramento man, for almost 30 years to cover up crimes.