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Im being scammed by a friend! – Gash

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I believe a friend of mine has become my identity theft, but i cannot prove it. That is why i want to drive down to atlanta GA. and get a copy of my credit report, and is there somewhere i can take my computer and find out if its been tampered with and how i can secure it from future ... Read More »

    East Coast Credit Card Fraud Ringleader Gets 12 Years In Prison

    An identity thief was sentenced earlier this month to 12 years in prison for managing and east coast credit card fraud ring. Jonathan Oliveras, used counterfeit credit cards encoded with stolen account information up and down the East Coast of the United States and has been sentenced for this crime. In addition to his 12 year prison term, Oliveras must ... Read More »

      102-Count Indictment Charges 10 Ohio Men To Fraud, Fraud And More Fraud

      On December 13, 2011 it was announced that a federal grand jury returned a 102-count indictment against ten Ohio men (ages ranging from 21 to 33) with crimes of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, mail fraud, bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. Clifford J. Smith (“CJ”), Musa Nassar, Jon Foster, Donte Stewart, Billy St. Clair, Adam Bailey, Tyme Hammond, Kevin ... Read More »

        One Time Is Too Many With Identity Theft

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        One time is too many when identity theft is involved, and two times in a week a big flashing warning sign that something is seriously wrong. Last week my wife received a text message saying our cell phone bill was $1,000 this month! Of course that proceeded the panicked phone call that I received from her immediately afterwards. After spending ... Read More »

          Former Inmate Sentenced To More 12 Years For Schemes From Behind Bars

          And AGAIN, a criminal thought he could commit the same crime he had already committed and gotten jailed for. Former inmate, Danwine Dewayne Renard, was sentenced to a 144 month term in prison following his plea of guilty to participating in an identity theft scheme while incarcerated. Renard has also been ordered to pay 122,943.72 in restitution and a $49,000 ... Read More »

            McDonald’s Manager Selling Stolen US Citizen Identities To Employees

            A former manager of a McDonald’s restaurant in Savannah, Georgia was sentenced last month to 32 months in prison for her role in a scheme to sell the stolen identities of United States citizens to employees within the McDonald’s restaurant chain. The former McDonald’s manager, Eva Ramos’, guilty plea and sentencing hearings revealed that Ramos, with the assistance of others, ... Read More »

              Financial Hardship Installment Loan. – Tracy

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              “Dear Steve, I became disabled in 1993, and opened a bank account, purchased lfe insurance with Union Fidelity and 17 years later, with an immaculate payment record, and 750 credit record, the process for an unauthwith Unionorized draft on my bank, has crippled me, as I have not been able to work, and for two months my direct deposit did ... Read More »

                My Mother May Have Opened a Credit Card in My Name. – Paige

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                “Dear Steve, I’m only twenty years old. I have had one loan with a secure agency. My mother has awful money problems and has went as far as filing my taxes and not telling me to get my money. With that being said I have gotten two phone calls this month from two different numbers talking about a credit card. ... Read More »

                  Three Plea Not Guilty In Skimming Scam Across Southern New England

                  Three New York residents were charged last week with an indictment charging them with conspiracy, bank fraud and identity theft offenses related to an alleged participation in an ATM “skimming” scheme across southern New England. Gabriela Graham and two citizens of Turkey, Mehmet Aydin and Ahmet Cilek, were each charged with one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud, six ... Read More »

                    If At First You Don’t Succeed, Commit Fraud and Fail Again : Defrauding From Behind Bars

                    Three defendants have been sentenced to federal prison on charges of bank fraud and aggravated identity theft; one man committing fraud from prison. According to United States Attorney Sally Quillian Yates, the charges and other information presented in court: In late January 2011, Samantha Johnson stole the wallet of a 93-year-old woman while she was shopping at a retail establishment ... Read More »

                      Newspaper Deliveryman Makes Amanda Miller’s List Of “People I Wouldn’t Suspect Of Fraud”

                      Amanda Miller’s list of “People I Wouldn’t Suspect of Fraud” just keeps on growing week in and week out! Amongst the already listed TSA employee, postal carrier, United Nations employee and firefighter I now introduce to the list: a newspaper deliveryman. A guilty plea was announced last week by Andre Tyler, a Maryland newspaper deliveryman, to unauthorized use of an ... Read More »

                        True Cradle Robbers – Stealing Credit From The Cradle

                        It’s often not a parent’s first thought to check the credit report of their minor child, however, it may now become a necessity. Not because a child may fraudulently be using credit without their parents’ knowledge but because scammers may have stolen their unused Social Security number and identity. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) put out a warning last week ... Read More »

                          I Went to Jail for Larceny Committed by Someone That Stole My Identity. – Kam

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                          “Dear Steve, I had a “friend” steal my info years ago (along with ex i’m hiding from) she has used it through the years! I had to bankrupt $50k + and still haven’t been able to get apts, credit, house, nothing! I recently got a suspension on my D.License because of her.. She murdered some kid, and was part of ... Read More »

                            Maryland Fraudster Gets 6 Years In Prison For Bank Fraud And Identity Theft Scheme

                            After being convicted on July 5, 2011, Vicente Bilora Mbenga of Maryland, has been sentenced to six years in prison, three years supervised release after and an owed restitution of $27,218.06 for committing bank fraud and running an identity theft scheme. According to court documents and evidence presented at Mbenga’s trial, he participated in a scheme in which co-conspirators contacted ... Read More »

                              When I Was in the Navy Someone Used My Name and Social Security Number to Buy a Bowflex. – Roberto

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                              Someone used my name and I’m now getting informed about me owing for a bowflex that I never ordered and I didn’t even live at the State it was sent to. I have been in the Navy since 2003 to 2007 towards the end of my enlistment someone used my social and ordered a Bowflex under my name and credit ... Read More »

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