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Scam artist assumes retired Torrington police officer's identity to seek donations

TORRINGTON — Police are warning residents about a scam artist making solicitations under the identity of a retired local law enforcement official.

Retired Lieutenant Michael Emanuel notified police last Thursday after several people in the community received phone calls from someone using his name and asking for donations. 72 more words


ID theft, tax fraud under investigation

Professional investigation is a general name for a wide range of specialized services offered to businesses and individuals. There is an incredibly diverse variety of investigation niches and detectives are available to handle practically any case assignment. 16 more words

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Facebook Wants Great Power, But What About Responsibility? http://n.pr/2lyMw1a

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Identity Theft Causes Chaos: 8 Secrets to Protecting Your Identity

Over 490,000 consumer complaints to the Federal Trade Commission in 2015; a 47% increase from 2014.

In 2014, 17.6 million people were affected by identity theft at a cost $15.4 billion.  2,303 more words

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Eight indicted in identity theft case involving thousands of current and former Utahns

SALT LAKE CITY — Officials from the U.S. Attorneys Office, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office and the Unified Police Department announced Friday the results of an investigation into a substantial identity theft case. 384 more words


New Washington driver license and ID cards

(Post updated at 2:59 pm)

Washington state is starting to issue newly designed driver licenses and ID cards aimed at better protecting residents from identity theft. 615 more words


Identifying and preventing identity theft

Most people like to believe they are fully aware of the dangers that Identity Theft poses. However, national government agencies have said themselves, they do not know every aspect of this crime because it rapidly changes everyday. 24 more words

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