Call Kurtis Investigates: Lawmaker Wants to Give Parents New Option to Protect Kids from ID TheftEighteen states have now passed laws forcing the three credit bureaus to give parents the option of freezing their children's credit, so no one can steal their child's identity and open up credit. California is not one of them.
Feds In Sacramento Bust Alleged Fraud And Identity Theft RingSeven Sacramento residents were busted by federal authorities in an alleged massive mail fraud and identity theft scheme.
Ex-'Revenge Porn' Website Operator From Woodland Pleads Guilty To HackingThe operator of a defunct "revenge porn" website that posted stolen nude photos has pleaded guilty to federal charges in Los Angeles.
Stockton Neighborhood Watch Breaks Up Alleged Major Identity Theft RingThe new arrivals in the neighborhood tried cleaning up the place, and even passed out Halloween candy, but something seemed off.
Women Found With More Than 30 Fraudulent Credit CardsTwo women are under arrest on fraud charges after they tried to withdraw some money from a bank with a fake debit card.
Escalon Sends Employee W-2 Form With Social Security Number In Plain SightThe 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.
Court Date Set For Man Facing Revenge Porn Charges A San Diego man allegedly operated a revenge porn website so that he could extort money from victims.
Police: 3 Arrested For Counterfeiting Credit Cards, Stealing IdentitiesCrooks are cashing in on Cyber Monday. Three people were arrested for making phony credit cards, using other people's identities.
Sacramento State Employees Just Being Notified About August Security BreachNews 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.
Call Kurtis: Utility Bill Came With Sensitive Information ShowingProtecting 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.
Elk Grove Police Refuse To Investigate Identity Theft Until CBS13 Steps In To HelpSuzette 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.
Sacramento Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For ID TheftsA 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.