Each year, millions of Americans get lured by promises of prizes and unbeatable bargains only to get swindled into some of the county’s top identity-theft scams.
Identity theft can leave you with financial difficulties, mounds of paperwork and even fraudulent criminal charges. Protect your data to reduce your chances of becoming a victim.
Identity theft is terrible, no matter whom it happens to, but it seems even more offensive when it’s carried out against a child. Keep watch for these signs that your child has been the victim of identity theft.
The Federal Trade Commission reports that the occurrence rate for identity theft incidents is high, and it doesn’t look like that trend will change anytime soon.
Many Americans like to believe that identity theft won’t happen to them, but the staggering statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics prove otherwise.
A Rohnert Park teenager remained jailed Sunday after he was arrested on suspicion of using stolen credit cards to rent a $240,000 sports car and a $12 million vacation home.
Sonoma County sheriff’s detectives arrested Jasmine Mitchell, a suspect in an identity theft crime spree, at a hotel in Tiburon Thursday evening.
Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a woman allegedly connected to multiple identity thefts who fled the scene of a probation search.
If you have ever been a victim of crime, you know the feeling: I wish I could have caught them. A San Francisco man who had his wallet stolen was able to corner the thieves who stole his identity.
The University of California at San Francisco is notifying more than 9,000 people that their personal data has been compromised after desktop computers were stolen from a clinic.