- Canadian citizen pleads guilty to stealing ID to get welfare Updated: Oct-08-15 6:18 pm
BANGOR, Maine - Prosecutors say a Canadian citizen has pleaded guilty to charges that he stole the identity of an American to receive welfare assistance.
- Bend woman gets probation for using fake nursing license Updated: Oct-01-15 2:55 pm
BEND, Oregon - A Bend woman convicted of identity theft is on probation after using a fake nursing license to secure a job as a nurse.
- Man given 12-year sentence for filing false tax returns Updated: Oct-01-15 4:55 am
WASHINGTON - A Raleigh man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison on charges of conspiracy to file false claims and identity theft.
- 2 plead guilty to stealing customers' ID at Wal-Mart stores Updated: Sep-26-15 10:54 am
PITTSBURGH - A couple who once lived outside Pittsburgh is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty in what prosecutors said was a scheme to use cellphones to steal personal information from Wal-Mart customers.
- 2 Albuquerque men accused of ID theft and debit card fraud Updated: Sep-26-15 6:11 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico State Police say two Albuquerque men are in custody for alleged identity theft and debit card fraud at casinos.
- Longtime impostor who inspired Sundance film pleads guilty Updated: Sep-24-15 5:49 pm
DETROIT - A Detroit-area impostor who inspired an award-winning film about being someone else pleaded guilty to identity theft and fraud Thursday after he was caught with records from a U.S. Military Academy graduate.
- Pawtucket market owner charged in $2.8M identity, tax fraud Updated: Sep-24-15 1:43 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A Pawtucket market owner is accused of being a ringleader in a scheme to get $2.8 million worth of tax refunds by stealing the identities of hundreds of people.
- Officer's ex-maid waives charges she stole from dozen homes Updated: Sep-23-15 8:34 am
TANNSERSVILLE, Pennsylvania - A police officer's former maid is facing trial on charges she stole $7,000 worth of jewelry from his northeastern Pennsylvania home, and several more homes since.
- Woman sentenced for stealing dementia patient's identity Updated: Sep-18-15 6:03 pm
HOOVER, Alabama - An Alabama woman who admitted stealing an elderly dementia patient's identity and using it to steal her money has been sentenced to four years and nine months in prison.
- Miss America suspends spray tan company after complaints Updated: Sep-12-15 8:19 pm
The Miss America Organization has suspended the credentials of its official spray tanning partner ahead of Sunday night's pageant as it investigates allegations made by women across the country that they paid the tanning company, but weren't allowed to take part in events in Atlantic City.
- Man pleads guilty in federal court to mail fraud, ID theft Updated: Sep-12-15 2:07 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A 52-year-old Ohio man has pleaded guilty to mail fraud and aggravated identity theft in Nebraska's federal court for a scheme that bilked 17 people of nearly $190,000 for bogus time-shares and precious metals.
- FBI: 9 charged in Puerto Rican ID theft ring Updated: Sep-11-15 8:00 am
CINCINNATI - A federal grand jury has charged eight Ohioans and one Puerto Rico resident in a document trafficking ring involving birth certificates and Social Security cards obtained in the names of real individuals in Puerto Rico and sold in Ohio.
- Man accused of forging signature of NY Mets executive Updated: Sep-09-15 7:50 pm
NEW YORK - A con man forged the signature of New York Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon as part of a scheme that managed to cheat an investor out of more than $3 million - even though he incorrectly spelled Wilpon's first name, prosecutors said Wednesday.
- Major health insurer in NY says computer system was hacked Updated: Sep-09-15 3:38 pm
ALBANY, New York - A health insurer in western New York and affiliates said Wednesday that their computers were targeted last month in a cyberattack that may have provided unauthorized access to more than 10 million personal records.