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Millburn: Police blotter, Sept. 19, 2017
On Sept. 10, a Millburn police officer stopped a 2011 BMW X5 on Route 24 East for not maintaining a lane and for careless driving, police said. The investigation lead to the arrest of a 42-year-old Montclair man for credit card theft and identity theft ...
Posted: September 19, 2017, 5:33 pm
Equifax Breach: How to find out if you are a victim and what to do to protect yourself
Early detection and immediate reaction are the two keys to staying one step ahead of the hackers who more than likely stole your information last week thanks to the massive Equifax breach. Identity theft victim Leslie Gilman knows how difficult it is ...
Posted: September 19, 2017, 5:29 pm
After Equifax, Can Our Data Ever Be Safe?
You must have a valid reason for asking for a new number, such as being a victim of identity theft or your life is in danger, according to the Social Security Administration. And even if one manages to change his or her Social Security number, the new ...
Posted: September 19, 2017, 5:26 pm
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Rosenblum: Don't rely on Equifax after breach
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Visit http://www.identitytheft.gov to learn more about protecting yourself after a data breach. Under Oregon law, businesses with Oregon customers are required to inform customers and the Attorney General's Office about security breaches that have ...
Posted: September 19, 2017, 4:35 pm
Equifax data breach causes pain in the US for consumers and Equifax
Many of those individuals whose details were exposed had all of the identifiers that would potentially lead to identity theft. Equifax announced that it is conducting an investigation in conjunction with public authorities and has offered free identity ...
Posted: September 19, 2017, 4:29 pm
New Law Aims to Prevent Social Security Identity Theft
A bill designed to combat identity theft by placing restrictions on when and how federal agencies can mail documents with visible Social Security numbers has been signed into law by President Trump. He signed the bill into law on September 15, 2017.
Posted: September 19, 2017, 3:28 pm
Your next worry after the Equifax breach: Fake tax returns
Having a credit freeze or other monitoring in place doesn't prevent tax-related identity theft, which is among the top scams on the IRS "Dirty Dozen" list. The agency estimates that during the first nine months of 2016, beefed up safeguards helped it ...
Posted: September 19, 2017, 2:39 pm
Tennessee Farm Bureau to Protect Its Members' Identities with MyIDCare™ from ID Experts® - Markets Insider
Tennessee Farm Bureau to Protect Its Members' Identities with MyIDCare™ from ID Experts®
"Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation is proud to partner with ID Experts to offer members monitoring services to detect ID theft and restoration services to assist members who have been victims," said Bryan Wright, Director of Membership. "TFBF believes ...
Posted: September 19, 2017, 2:27 pm
Lorenz gets 10 extra years for jail break
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Danielle Amanda Hance, 26, 214 Ward Lane, Washburn, fourth offense DUI, fifth offense driving on a revoked license, leaving the scene of an accident, no vehicle insurance, identity theft; two-year sentence suspended to supervised probation after ...
Posted: September 19, 2017, 1:46 pm
Cops: Huntington Station woman stole IDs to pay for cosmetic surgery
Andrea Echevarria, 33, of Huntington Station, faces arraignment Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, on identity theft charges after she used customer records from her former employer to open a line of credit to finance $15,000 worth of cosmetic surgery, Suffolk ...
Posted: September 19, 2017, 12:53 pm