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Identity Theft

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Women Found With More Than 30 Fraudulent Credit Cards

Two women are under arrest on fraud charges after they tried to withdraw some money from a bank with a fake debit card.

07/23/2014

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Escalon Sends Employee W-2 Form With Social Security Number In Plain Sight

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.

01/31/2014

The prosecution comes under a new California law that makes it a crime to post identifiable nude pictures of someone else online without their permission. (Getty Images)

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.

12/12/2013

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Police: 3 Arrested For Counterfeiting Credit Cards, Stealing Identities

Crooks are cashing in on Cyber Monday. Three people were arrested for making phony credit cards, using other people’s identities.

12/02/2013

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Sacramento State Employees Just Being Notified About August Security Breach

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.

10/16/2013

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Call Kurtis: Utility Bill Came With Sensitive Information Showing

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.

10/11/2013

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Elk Grove Police Refuse To Investigate Identity Theft Until CBS13 Steps In To Help

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.

09/27/2013

Sacramento Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For ID Thefts

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.

12/05/2012

Sacramento Deputies Arrest 3 For Alleged Skimming Scam And Identity Theft

On Wednesday, the Sacramento Sheriff’s Hi Tech Crimes Detectives arrested three suspects for burglary and identity theft.

07/26/2012

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California Targets Cybercrime, 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.

12/13/2011

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Social Network Identity Theft Could Put Careers In Jeopardy

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.

05/24/2011

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Two Plead Guilty To NorCal Credit Card Skimming

Two Los Angeles men have pleaded guilty to stealing more than $90,000 by skimming personal information from Northern California gas station pumps.

01/11/2011

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