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Identity theft is one of the worst cybercrime acts that can ever happen to you. For someone to deliberately steal your personal identity information for the sake of gaining a financial advantage or credit at your expense is unimaginable.
Indonesia is pursuing legal action against an unknown entity who is impersonating the country's Ministry of Communications and Information on Pornhub.
"To our knowledge, this is the largest criminal case ever involving identify theft of military-affiliated personnel," U.S. Attorney John Bash said at a press conference.
Annie Ford, 51, created falsified documents that she submitted to a New York lender in support of a loan application.
Kevin P. Miles is accused of using a false online identity to solicit compromising photographs from more than a thousand women over the course of a decade.
Although, as white-collar crimes prosecutions languished in the early aughts, prosecutions overall surged.
Charles Thomas Sebesta was arrested Monday on a federal grand jury indictment; Sebesta is accused of using over $11 million of church money for personal expenses.
With the help of social media, the Placer County Sheriff's Office was able to identify the suspect "within 20 minutes."
Investigators also say the woman fled Russia for New York after killing her neighbor and driving for hours with the burned corpse in her passenger's seat.
From anti-virus software to watching your account balances like a hawk.
Hackers can amass personal information from a variety of social media channels.
An upstate New York woman reached a settlement with the government after the DEA created a fake Facebook profile of her to nab drug dealers.