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USA CRIME TODAY deliveries latest news and reports of identity theft. Identity theft is the intentional use of another person identity, usually as a way to gain a financial profit or obtain credit and another advantage in the other person’s name.

 

A Virginia woman has been sentenced to 10 years and nine months in federal prison for fraud schemes including one that stole inmate identities.

Virginia woman sentenced to 10 years for stealing inmate identities

A Virginia woman has been sentenced to 10 years and nine months in federal prison for fraud schemes including one that stole inmate identities. Teresa...
Online work from home has caught the attention of federal agents, and it led identity theft, transporting stolen goods and hundreds of innocent victims all over the United States.

Delaware man’s identity stolen during online work from home

Online work from home has caught the attention of federal agents, and it led identity theft, transporting stolen goods and hundreds of innocent victims...
A US citizen pleaded guilty Wednesday to misusing a UK passport obtained using the name of a baby who died over 50 years ago.

US citizen admits misusing UK passport with dead baby’s name

A US citizen pleaded guilty Wednesday to misusing a UK passport obtained using the name of a baby who died over 50 years ago. Timothy...
Alabama resident and ringleader of multi-million dollar stolen identity tax refund fraud schemes sentenced to 30 years in federal prison.

30 Years in Federal Prison for Stolen Identity and Tax Refund Fraud Schemes

Alabama resident and ringleader of multi-million dollar stolen identity tax refund fraud schemes sentenced to 30 years in federal prison. An Alabama resident, William Anthony...
A new ID fraud creates phony identities out of fake people, and the U.S. government is expressing concern that this could become a go-to scheme for organized crime and terrorists.

New ID Fraud Creates Fake People, Prime Target For Organized Crime

A new ID fraud creates phony identities out of fake people, and the U.S. government is expressing concern that this could become a go-to...
Los Angeles man convicted of ATM shoulder surfing that allowed him quickly withdraw cash after Bank of America customers left ATMs.

Los Angeles Man Convicted of ATM Shoulder Surfing

Los Angeles man convicted of ATM shoulder surfing that allowed him quickly withdraw cash after Bank of America customers left ATMs. SANTA ANA, California –...
A Tijuana man who was deported twice and had a history of arrests was able to assume American identity of U.S. citizen and receive more than $360,000 in government benefits for nearly four decades

Tijuana man assumed American identity for 37 years and stole $361K from U.S. government

A Tijuana man who was deported twice and had a history of arrests was able to assume American identity of U.S. citizen and receive...
El Paso police detectives have arrested and charged 15 suspects in a yearlong investigation into a mail fraud ringvideo

15 suspects arrested in El Paso mail fraud ring

El Paso police detectives have arrested and charged 15 suspects in a yearlong investigation into a mail fraud ring, according to El Paso Times. Police...
Sacramento woman sentenced to almost six years in federal prison for the scheme of the mail theft using fraudulent vacation holds and address change forms.

Mail theft: Scammers used postal change of address

Sacramento woman sentenced to almost six years in federal prison for the scheme of the mail theft using fraudulent vacation holds and address change...
A 26-year-old woman had just stepped out from the Starbucks, using a forged credit card to receive gift cards, when anti-crime officers stopped her and arrested for credit card fraud after she was entering through an emergency exit at Union Square subway station in New York without paying.

Woman arrested for credit card fraud at Union Square

A 26-year-old woman had just stepped out from the Starbucks, using a forged credit card to receive gift cards, when anti-crime officers stopped her...

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