A man lost more than $700,000 after he was targeted by a SIM swap scam, which involves criminals switching a mobile number to a SIM card they control.
Ricardo César Guedes is accused of assuming the identity of William Ericson Ladd, a child who died in 1979 shortly before his fifth birthday.
A New Jersey man pled guilty to five charges for buying three Super Bowl rings engraved with Brady's name and claiming they were made for Brady's relatives.
The DOJ says the man's COVID relief applications "contained false business information" and listed his personal residence as a business address.
Amy Williams said she never applied for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund—and that she hadn't seen a penny of the millions falsely granted in her name.
The brother of the main suspect was arrested in connection to the identity theft case involving deceased victims in the Surfside condo collapse earlier this summer.
Seven victims of the Surfside condo collapse—five deceased and two surviving—were targeted by identity thieves who made large purchases under their names.
Nicholas Faber and co-conspirator Michael Fish reportedly called stealing nude photos from female students at SUNY Plattsburgh "wins" in online conversations.
Preliminary analysis of the data breach indicated the records of former or prospective customers who had at one point applied for credit were taken in the attack.
Darrel Sharpeson used the personal information of three residents of a retirement community to fill out loan applications, authorities said.
"I'm looking forward to our police department apprehending them," the Florida town's mayor said.
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Sheila Denise Dunlap, 50, allegedly conspired to fraudulently claim 121 stimulus payments worth $1,200 each.
A man was identified within the hour after police posted a photo of the suspect posing next to the $58,000 SUV he purchased with a stolen ID.
A roundtable of experts recently spoke about the huge uptick in unemployment fraud cases.
"When you say to me as an African American, 'You do not need an ID. Your identity does not matter... that's called identity fraud, identity theft," King said.
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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.