ID Theft

TN: ‘Father of Identity Theft’ Convicted on 13 Federal Counts

Dark Reading reports: James Jackson, a 58-year-old Memphis resident, used the identities of deceased individuals to steal money from banks and the estates of the dead. James Jackson, the self-proclaimed “Father of Identity Theft,” has been convicted of 13 counts of mail fraud, aggravated identity theft, access device fraud, and theft of mail. He...

ServiceArizona Website Security Failure Forces Plan To Protect Victims Of Identity Theft

The Arizona Daily Independent News Network reports: The Arizona Department of Transportation was forced to launch an aggressive plan to address the activity of identity thieves who used ServiceArizona.com to complete fraudulent transactions involving duplicate driver licenses. The plan includes services for victims and for anyone who believes their information may have been compromised....