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  1. Press: Abogado de ICE acusado de robo de identidad en Seattle
    Un ex abogado del Servicio de Inmigración y Aduanas (ICE) en Seattle debe comparecer el jueves ante un tribunal para enfrentar acusaciones de robar identidad de inmigrantes. Raphael Sánchez renunció... | Feb 15, 2018
  2. Press: Former identity thief now fights crimes he helped perfect
    Few people know more about identity theft than Brett Shannon Johnson, a convicted identity thief who was once on the Secret Service’s Most Wanted list. Johnson made millions developing online fraud techniques and creating two… | Jan 15, 2018
  3. Press: A cybercriminal’s guide to protecting your identity
    In September, Equifax announced a major security breach that exposed the personal information for about half of U.S. adults.  If you haven't detected any suspicious activity yet, it doesn't mean you're in the clear. The… | Nov 30, 2017
  4. Press: EEUU condena a nigeriano por fraude de 1,3 millones
    Un nigeriano residente en Texas fue sentenciado a tres años de prisión federal por un fraude en internet de más de 1,3 millones de dólares, con pasaportes falsos y estafas de romances, informaron los fiscales… | Oct 13, 2017
  5. Korean: Freeze Your Credit File (Korean)
    신용 문서 "보안 동결"은 여러분이 신분도용의 피해를 당하지 않도록 하고 사기꾼들이 여러분의 개인 정보를 이용해 신용을 설정하는 것을 방지하는 데 도움을 주는 예방 도구입니다. 보안 동결은 여러분이 일시적 혹은 영구적으로 동결을 해제시키지 않는 한 여러분의 이름으로 새로운 크레딧이 설정되는 것을 방지합니다. 이 소책자는 여러분의 신용 문서를 "동결"시키는 방법을 설명하고 있습니다.
  6. Chinese: Freeze Your Credit File (Chinese)
  7. Spanish: Freeze Your Credit File (Spanish)
    El “congelamiento de seguridad” es una herramienta para ayudarle a prevenir el robo de identidad y evitar que impostores utilicen su información personal para establecer crédito. Esta publicación explica cómo “congelar” su crédito, lo cual… | Oct 06, 2017
  8. English: Freeze Your Credit File
    A credit file "security freeze" is a preventive tool to help you avoid identity theft and to block impostors from using your personal information to establish credit. This publication explains how to "freeze" your credit… | Oct 01, 2017
  9. Press: Someone made a fake Equifax account and then Equifax linked to it
    People create fake versions of big companies’ websites all the time, usually for phishing purposes. But the companies do not usually link to them by mistake. | Sep 21, 2017
  10. Press: Equifax’s troubles deepen amid new disclosure about breach (Chinese)
    聯邦通訊委員會(FTC)週四宣布將介入調查信用報告公司Equifax用戶資料外洩事件,而消費者如何知道自己是否是受害者呢? | Sep 15, 2017
  11. Press: Equifax says vulnerability behind breach; FTC confirms investigation
    It’s been a week since credit reporting agency Equifax admitted it had lost sensitive personal data for 143 million American consumers — one of the worst data breaches yet. Now, the company says it knows… | Sep 15, 2017
  12. Press: Equifax’s free credit freeze won’t fully protect you, here’s what to do
    In the days since the credit reporting firm Equifax disclosed the breach of 143 million consumers’ private financial data, howls of outrage have only grown louder. Assume thieves have your information. Your chance to limit… | Sep 14, 2017
  13. Press: Ask Finney: Equifax hack—now what?
    7 on Your Side's Michael Finney has some answers for you on the Equifax hack that has put 143 million Americans at risk. | Sep 12, 2017
  14. Press: How to dispute a student loan
    If you don't remember signing a student loan promissory note, be sure you aren't a victim of identity theft. | Sep 08, 2017
  15. Press: Stanford not to be blamed for employees that were victims of ID theft (Chinese)
    (本報訊)史丹福大學部分僱員的社會安全金號碼被盜,並有人以這些被盜社安號提出具欺詐性的福利申請,這可能與去年該校報稅信息被盜有關,也讓人擔心未來會有更多此類身份盜竊案件發生。 | Sep 05, 2017
  16. Press: New online scam targets tax preparers
    Do you trust your tax preparer not to fall for this simple phishing scam?  The Internal Revenue Service is warning tax preparers about a new scam designed to steal their usernames and passwords. The IRS… | Aug 16, 2017
  17. Press: Hackers stole credit card numbers from Trump’s hotels for months
    Guests at 14 Trump properties, including hotels in Washington, New York and Vancouver, have had their credit card information exposed, marking the third time in as many years that a months-long security breach has affected customers of the… | Jul 18, 2017
  18. Press: Fremont police warn of scammers trying to access victims’ computers, personal information (Chinese)
    (本報訊)菲蒙警方提醒市民,有人假冒微軟人員致電受害者,企圖遠程登陸他們的電腦盜取身份信息。   | Jun 23, 2017
  19. Press: Handle sensitive files with care to avoid identity theft (Chinese)
    【新唐人2017年05月09日讯】近年来,由于医疗保健和基本开支不断上升,退休金却越来越少,美国老年人的经济压力变的越来越大,此时更应该保护好自己的财务,避免损失。 | May 08, 2017
  20. Press: Companies take their privacy a lot more seriously than yours
    A business gets hacked and customers are then treated like children, given only the sketchiest details so as not to bruise the delicate feelings of the hacked business. | May 02, 2017
  21. Press: Faulty background check prompts class action lawsuit
    When Michele Petry found out that she wouldn't be hired for a nursing job last March, she was shocked to find out why. The employment background report, conducted by Indianapolis-based IDE Management, revealed that Petry had multiple felonies… | Apr 25, 2017
  22. Press: Identity thieves may have hacked files of 100k financial aid applicants
    Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen said Thursday the information of up to 100,000 taxpayers may have been stolen in a security breach of an online tool used to apply for federal student aid. | Apr 07, 2017
  23. Press: “Fake identity” cases superseding “ID Theft” (Chinese)
    不管是假冒國稅局官員、謊稱技術維修人員,或者自稱親朋好友,諸如此類形形色色的冒充騙子,已經成為美國最普遍的詐騙手段,超過了原本位居詐騙排行榜頭號騙術的「身分竊盜」(Identity Theft),成為最常見的第一名騙錢技倆。 | Mar 08, 2017
  24. Press: Mientras gaste, protéjase
    Vigile que su información financiera no cae en manos de ladrones de identidad o dinero ¿Cuántas veces ha sacado ya la tarjeta de crédito o dinero del ATM?¿Cuántas veces ha comprado algo en una tienda… | Dec 07, 2016
  25. Press: The future of credit-card security involves blinking numbers
    Your credit card may start winking at you soon in an effort to keep your data safe. French digital security company Oberthur Technologies, which maintains a significant design and production operation in Los Angeles, has developed… | Dec 06, 2016
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