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Identity theft

Get Protected: America’s Top Identity-Theft Scams

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.

08/28/2014

Top Tips For Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft

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.

08/28/2014

Child Identity Theft: Warning Signs Your Child’s Identity Is Being Used

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.

08/28/2014

The Rise Of Identity Theft: Reports From The Federal Trade Commission

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.

08/28/2014

How To Repair Your Credit After Identify Theft

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.

08/28/2014

A Sonoma County 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 Co. Teen Jailed After Allegedly Using Stolen Credit Cards To Rent $240K Car

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.

06/09/2014

Jasmine Mitchell (credit: BCN)

Porn King Artie Mitchell’s Fugitive Daughter Arrested For Identity Theft

Sonoma County sheriff’s detectives arrested Jasmine Mitchell, a suspect in an identity theft crime spree, at a hotel in Tiburon Thursday evening.

05/09/2014

Jasmine Mitchell (credit: BCN)

Manhunt For San Francisco Porn Mogul’s Daughter Accused of Identity Theft

Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a woman allegedly connected to multiple identity thefts who fled the scene of a probation search.

05/07/2014

Surveillance footage of two men suspected of stealing the identity of Brian Hill. (CBS)

San Francisco Man Tracks Down Identity Thieves After Wallet Was Stolen

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.

05/07/2014

University of California San Francisco. (UCSF)

Data Breach At UCSF, Personal Info For 9,000 Patients Compromised

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.

03/20/2014

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