Identity Fraud

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Name: Identity Fraud
First reported 39 mins ago - Updated 39 mins ago - 1 reports

Identity theft persists in Pakistan's biometric era

By Nighat DadTo open a bank account in Pakistan, to get a new driver license or passport or to activate a SIM card, you need to present a computerized national identity card. These cards are about more than just proving identity; they are essential to ... [Published Ifex - 39 mins ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

Edmonton’s crime rate remains unchanged while other major cities’ decline

EDMONTON – Edmonton was singled out in Statistics Canada’s annual police-report Crime Severity Index and not in a good way.The report calculates traditional crime rate, which is the volume of crime reported to police per 100,000 people, and the severity ... [Published Global News Canada - 5 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

The £100,000 step up the property ladder

Royal Mail commissioned Ipsos MORI to conduct a study of people across the UK who moved home to create Royal Mail’s Home Movers Study. The study looks at trends in the home moving market through the experiences of its Redirection customers. Around 7,700 ... [Published Royal Mail Group - 18 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Las Vegan arrested in voter registration incident

According to a voter fraud criminal complaint filed by the Nevada attorney general’s office, Biqui Diana Parra Rodriguez obtained personal identifying information of another person, Mary Lou Aguirre, and unlawfully and fraudulently registered to vote ... [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

How to Fraud Proof Your Home

Identity fraud is a huge problem in the world today. Annually 11,571,900 U.S. homes are affected by identity fraud. In 2013, research proved that $24,700,000,000 was financially lost due to fraud in the United States.Here are five tips every home should ... [Published Beliefnet - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

How can you avoid identity theft?

[author: Stephanie Mau]Identity Thief – coming to a credit card near youGetting charged for $1000 worth of electronics that you didn’t buy. Seeing your credit score plummet for seemingly no reason.These types of scenarios are potential nightmares for ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

South Africa to crackdown on illegitimate financial transactions

South Africa is set to amend its Financial Intelligence Centre Act, in an effort to curb fraudulent money transactions and identity theft the country.Addressing Members of Parliament in Cape Town during the Treasury Budget Vote, newly appointed Deputy ... [Published The Africa Report - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Technology making financial playing field uneven

The last time Australia's financial system was formally reviewed, 14 per cent of Australians had internet access from home - today the figure is 83 per cent. Technology has similarly revolutionised the world of banking and payments.Even the Financial ... [Published Canberra Times - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

No.10 working to protect MH17 victims from 'possible identity fraud'

Downing Street officials are working with the relatives of the MH17 victims to protect them from possible financial or identity fraud.A No.10 spokeswoman said: "The Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) continue to provide consular support to the families ... [Published itv.com - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Wanted fugitive captured; one other still on the run

CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -The Chatham County Sheriff's Office says a wanted fugitive has been captured.Officials say Lancaster Graham Jr., 29, was located and arrested on two felony warrants for financial card fraud and identity fraud in Houston County, ... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Protect identity at all costs

Durban -Identity theft is rising in South Africa with thieves costing the economy more than R1 billion every year – and KwaZulu-Natal is providing rich pickings for them.According to a recent study by credit bureau Compuscan, 1 370 cases of identity fraud ... [Published Daily News South Africa - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

Brockton man arrested in drug raid

A Brockton man pleaded not guilty to drug charges Wednesday after he was arrested in an early morning police raid in that city.Kenneth Wallace, 33, was arrested Wednesday after State and Brockton police raided his first-floor apartment on Bartlett Terrace ... [Published Boston Globe - Jul 16 2014]

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"The odds are you'll be a data breach victim at some point" says Pasqual
...go up last year, however, including extortion, child pornography, aggravated sexual assault, sexual violations against children and identity fraud. "Of the sexual violations against children, luring a child via a computer showed the greatest increase, rising 30 per cent in 2013" the report notes, followed by se
"However, some offences were up in 2013. In particular, police services reported more incidents of extortion, child pornography, aggravated sexual assault, sexual violations against children and identity fraud" the report says
"Decreases in some of the less serious but very frequent offences, such as theft of $5,000 or under and mischief, also contributed to the drop it stated."

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Identity theft persists in Pakistan's biometric... [Published Ifex - 39 mins ago]
Study: Data breaches pose a greater risk [Published Nasdaq - 3 hours ago]
Edmonton’s crime rate remains unchanged while o... [Published Global News Canada - 5 hours ago]
Canada's crime rate continued downward trend in... [Published DailyMe.Com - 5 hours ago]
new Crime rate down to lowest levels since 1969... [Published Globe and Mail - 6 hours ago]
Police-reported crime statistics, 2013 [Published Noodls - 6 hours ago]
Number of crimes reported to police drops for 1... [Published Sun News - 6 hours ago]
Crime rate in Canada falls 8% in 2013 but child... [Published CKWS Kingston News - 8 hours ago]
Sex crimes against children up in 2013: StatsCan [Published CTV News - 8 hours ago]
The £100,000 step up the property ladder [Published Royal Mail Group - 18 hours ago]
Las Vegan arrested in voter registration incident [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - 23 hours ago]
Caught in a data breach? How to reclaim control... [Published LocalSRY.com - Jul 22 2014]
Better Business Bureau cautions vacationers aga... [Published Hometown Source - Jul 22 2014]
Vegas-area woman arrested for voter registratio... [Published My News 3 - Jul 22 2014]
How to Fraud Proof Your Home [Published Beliefnet - Jul 22 2014]
Keeping IDentities Safe comments on 9/11 Report... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 22 2014]
How can you avoid identity theft? [Published JD Supra - Jul 22 2014]
Lodi police offer tips for avoiding identity fraud [Published Lodi News-Sentinel - Jul 22 2014]
ID fraud suspect accidentally signed his own na... [Published Mansfield News Journal - Jul 21 2014]
South Africa to crackdown on illegitimate finan... [Published The Africa Report - Jul 21 2014]
Biometrics Update 2014 [Published Business Solutions - Jul 21 2014]
Technology making financial playing field uneven [Published Canberra Times - Jul 21 2014]
No.10 working to protect MH17 victims from 'pos... [Published itv.com - Jul 20 2014]
UK pushing for new Russia sanctions [Published BBC - Jul 20 2014]
DA: Woman used stolen credit card info to buy c... [Published MetroWest Daily News - Jul 19 2014]
Wanted fugitive captured; one other still on th... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Jul 18 2014]
Graham to police: ‘Catch me if you can’ [Published WJCL ABC 22 - Jul 18 2014]
NJ Staves Off Unemployment Fraud Through Modern... [Published CivSource - Jul 18 2014]
Manhattan man arrested for Woodmere identity theft [Published LIHerald.com - Jul 18 2014]
Policing Tourist Areas: Working Where Others Play [Published Police Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
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Nuance, TRUSTID Join to Offer Voice-Based Authe... [Published Contact Center Solutions - Online Community - Jul 15 2014]
Identity fraud is a serious threat to businesses and consumers. Contact centers try to prevent fraud by verifying known facts about the customer such as E-mail ID, date of birth. However, in order to stop fraud, an authentication and fraud detection solution ...
Breaches of Your Personal Data Are Up 20% [Published TIME.com - Jul 03 2014]
The number of data breaches that have put individuals at risk of identity theft have jumped more than 19 percent so far this year, according to the cybercrime research group Identity Theft Resource Center . The group says data from more than 10 million ...
European Court of Human Rights: French Facial V... [Published Hit & Run - Jul 01 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="313" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/_external/2014_07/illgal-gideon-wrightflickr.jpg?h=313&w=250" title="illégal|||Gideon Wright/Flickr" width="250" style="float: right;"/&gt;As Americans are arguing over Christiancorporations ...
CIC Now Offers Fraud-Defender to Clients' Appli... [Published PR Newswire: Financial Services - Jul 01 2014]
LANCASTER,  Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CIC, the nation's premier tenant screening provider, is pleased to announce that clients may now include Fraud-Defender's industry-leading identity fraud research, remediation and recovery systems ...
New Javelin Strategy & Research/National Consum... [Published EON Retail - Jun 30 2014]
WASHINGTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The NCL #DataInsecurity Project released a new survey of identity fraud victims which finds that Americans are calling for government action on the growing threat posed by data breach & identity theft ...
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Car and home buyers underestimate the impact of... [Published Financial Services - Feb 25 2014]
LifeLock acquires Lemon -- 11:48:38(CST)12-13-2013 [Published PR Newswire via Green Sheet - Dec 13 2013]
ABA Provides Identity Fraud Prevention Tips to ... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 15 2013]
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