ID Theft

Man pleads guilty in scheme that took millions from military members

Fox5 reports: A San Diego man has pleaded guilty to his role in a scheme that took millions of dollars from U.S. servicemembers by utilizing stolen identity information, the Department of Justice said Friday. Trorice Crawford, 32, entered his plea Thursday to one count of conspiracy to launder monetary instruments and faces up to...

Dallas man convicted of computer fraud, aggravated identity theft in hacking of New York-based tech company

Mathew Richards reports: Following a five-day trial, a Dallas man was convicted on Friday on charges for computer fraud and aggravated identity theft in connection with his hacking of a New York-based technology company, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the Albany Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. 30-year-old Tyler C....

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....