After a month of silence, University of New Mexico assists identity theft victims

 Posted by at 10:39 am  Education Sector, Hack, ID Theft, U.S.  Comments Off on After a month of silence, University of New Mexico assists identity theft victims
Sep 012016
 

Denicia Aragon reports: Over 1,000 former students and employees of UNM recently had their identity stolen from a University database, and after a month of silence, UNM has established a call center to assist victims of the incident. According to […]

Watchdog: IRS failed to notify over 1M people of identity theft

 Posted by at 1:27 pm  Commentaries and Analyses, ID Theft, Of Note, U.S.  Comments Off on Watchdog: IRS failed to notify over 1M people of identity theft
Aug 312016
 

Naomi Jagoda reports: The Internal Revenue Service identified close to 1.1 million taxpayers who were victims of employment-related identity theft from 2011 through 2015, but almost none of the victims were informed, a Treasury Department watchdog found in a report […]

AL: Lawsuit against Flowers Hospital could widen to include other alleged ID theft victims

 Posted by at 7:39 am  Health Data, ID Theft, Insider, U.S.  Comments Off on AL: Lawsuit against Flowers Hospital could widen to include other alleged ID theft victims
Aug 312016
 

Ken Curtis reports the latest developments in a lawsuit stemming from an insider breach for tax refund fraud. The former Flowers Hospital employee is currently serving a prison sentence,  but now others want to join the potential class action lawsuit […]

AZ Computer Expert Sentenced to Prison After $571,000 Theft

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Aug 302016
 

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a judge sentenced Steve Nolte to 9 years in prison for stealing more than $571,000 from his former employer.   The sentence imposed by the Court was ordered to run consecutive to Nolte’s three-year federal prison sentence […]

Former Car Dealership Employee Sentenced for her Participation in a Stolen Identity Tax Fraud Scheme

 Posted by at 3:00 pm  Business Sector, ID Theft, Insider, U.S.  Comments Off on Former Car Dealership Employee Sentenced for her Participation in a Stolen Identity Tax Fraud Scheme
Aug 302016
 

A Jensen Beach resident was sentenced to 30 months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release for her participation in a stolen identity tax fraud scheme. Micheline Eppolito, 29, of Jensen Beach, was previously convicted at trial of […]