identity theft

Newborn Baby
WWJ News
October 12, 2019 - 1:06 pm
Social Security numbers are being used to construct a "Frankenstein monster of identity."
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photo: Waterford Township Police
WWJ News
August 24, 2019 - 12:14 pm
Do you recognize this woman?
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mailbox
August 05, 2019 - 5:41 pm
"We found thousands of pounds of mail, from all over."
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 30, 2019, file photo, the logo for Capital One Financial appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Data breaches through hacking attacks are common these days, and personal details about you can lead to identity theft, such as credit cards and loans in your name. Yet few victims can ever pin the blame on any specific breach, whether that’s Equifax from 2017 or the recently disclosed breach at Capital One. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
August 03, 2019 - 10:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Equifax 2017. Marriott 2018. Capital One 2019. Data breaches through hacking attacks are distressingly common these days, and personal details about you can lead to identity theft, such as credit cards and loans in your name. But it's hard to pin the blame on any specific hack, as...
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July 11, 2019 - 8:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former executive at a Los Angeles digital marketing company has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling more than $20 million from his employer and using it for personal expenses including buy-ins at professional poker tournaments. The U.S. Attorney's Office says an indictment...
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fraud suspect
Ellissa Pedersen (Photos: Crime Stoppers of Michigan)
June 05, 2019 - 5:33 pm
A cash reward of up to $1,000 is available to the person whose tips leads to her arrest.
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FILE - This Feb. 5, 2015, file photo shows the Anthem logo at the health insurer's corporate headquarters in Indianapolis. The Justice Department says a grand jury has indicted Fujie Wang and another Chinese man identified only as John Doe for hacking into the computers of health insurer Anthem Inc. and three other, unnamed companies, in an indictment unsealed Thursday, May 9, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
May 09, 2019 - 9:41 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted two members of "extremely sophisticated" hacking group operating from China in the 2014-2015 theft of the personal information of nearly 79 million customers of insurer Anthem Inc., the biggest known health care hack in U.S. history. The Justice...
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phone scam
(Dreamstime)
March 07, 2019 - 2:24 pm
Several area health departments – including Macomb County, Livingston County and Washtenaw County – have received reports of these calls.
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FILE- This June 10, 2015, file photo shows a chip credit card in Philadelphia. Before you tackle lofty financial resolutions like paying off debt this year, do yourself a quick favor and freeze your credit reports. It’s free, doesn’t affect your credit score and helps protect your financial future. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
January 22, 2019 - 9:44 am
Before you tackle lofty financial resolutions like paying off debt this year, do yourself a quick favor and freeze your credit reports. It's free, doesn't affect your credit score and helps protect your financial future. Credit reports summarize your payment history with creditors and are...
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January 10, 2019 - 12:02 pm
RICHMOND, Mich. (WWJ) - There's been a security breach involving a rehabilitation center in Macomb County. Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center -- a provider of HIV/AIDS care services and substance abuse treatment with a location in Richmond, Michigan -- says a "limited number of patients" had their...
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