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Identity Theft: Jeff Crews Sentenced For Conspiring To Participate In a Racketeering Conspiracy And For Aggravated Identity Theft

Leader of The Simple City Criminal Organization Sentenced to Over 10 Years in Federal Prison for a Racketeering Conspiracy and Aggravated Identity Theft Stole Vehicles and Used the Stolen Identity Information of Victims to Engage in Fraudulent Financial Transactions Greenbelt, Maryland – U.S. District Judge George J. Hazel sentenced Jeff Crews, a/k/a “Fro,” age 25, […]

Identity Theft: Martin Aleksandrov Enev Sentenced For Possession Equipment With the Intent to Defraud, and Identity Theft

Bulgarian National Sentenced to Federal Prison for Possession of a Device to Make Fraudulent Credit and Debit Cards Defendant Believed to Be Part of an Ongoing International Identity Theft Ring Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Martin Aleksandrov Enev, age 27, a Bulgarian national residing in Randallstown, Maryland, today to 33 […]

Identity Theft: Craig Alexander Sentenced For Credit Card Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

Brooklyn Man Sentenced For Credit Card Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft Used Another Man’s Driver’s License to Commit Credit Card Fraud in the Utica Area SYRACUSE, NEW YORK –Craig Alexander, 31, of Brooklyn, was sentenced today to serve 64 months in prison for committing credit card fraud and aggravated identity theft in September of 2014 […]

Financial Fraud: Michel Lermos-Hernandez Sentenced To Commit Bank Fraud & Aggravated Identity Theft

Ringleader Of Tampa Credit Card Fraud And Identity Theft Ring Sentenced To More Than 16 Years In Prison Tampa, FL – U.S. District Judge James S. Moody, Jr. today sentenced Michel Lermos-Hernandez (40, Tampa) to 16 years and 7 months in federal prison for conspiracy to commit bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. The Court […]

Financial Fraud: Junaidu Saljan Savage Sentenced For Conspiring to Commit Bank Fraud And For Aggravated Identity Theft

Lanham Man Sentenced to Over Seven Years in Federal Prison for Bank Fraud Conspiracy Baltimore, Maryland – On October 14, 2016, U.S. District Judge George L. Russell III sentenced Junaidu Saljan Savage, a/k/a James Kamara, age 30, of Lanham, Maryland, to 87 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiring to […]

Financial Fraud: Kara Hayden Charged In Bank Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

Anchorage Insurance Sales Woman Arrested on Charges of Bank Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Karen L. Loeffler announced that an Anchorage woman has been taken into custody today on charges of two counts of Bank Fraud and two counts of Aggravated Identity Theft. Kara Hayden, Jr., 50, of Anchorage, is […]

Identity Theft: Francisco Matos-Beltre And Alejandro Tello-Rojas Commit Human Smuggling for Financial Gain And Trafficking the Identities

Two Men Plead Guilty for Their Roles in Identity Trafficking Scheme Two individuals each pleaded guilty today to one count of conspiracy to commit identification fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit human smuggling for financial gain in relation to their respective roles in trafficking the identities of Puerto Rican U.S. citizens and corresponding […]

Financial Fraud: Evans Appiah Sentenced from an Internet Romance Scheme – Mail and Wire Fraud, Identity Theft

Silver Spring Man Sentenced To 7 Years In Federal Prison For Internet Romance Scheme In Which Victims Were Defrauded Of Over $300,000 Greenbelt, Maryland – U.S. District Judge George J. Hazel sentenced  Evans Appiah, a/k/a Sean Carter, age 28, of Silver Spring, Maryland, on September 12, 2016, to seven years in prison, followed by four […]

Identity Theft: Angelbert Evoulou Sentenced For A Stolen Identity Refund Scheme

Man Convicted at Trial on Offenses Related to a Stolen Identity Refund Scheme is Sentenced to 57 Months in Federal Prison DALLAS — Angelbert Evoulou was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Sam A. Lindsay to 57 months in federal prison following his conviction at trial in May 2016 on several offenses related to a […]

Identity Theft: ALDEN HALL Indicted For 4 Counts of Theft of Government Funds

School Owner And Ceo Indicted In Connection With Federal Financial Aid Scheme BATON ROUGE, LA – United States Attorney Walt Green announced today that a federal grand jury has returned an indictment against ALDEN HALL, age 57, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  The Indictment charges HALL with four counts of theft of government funds, in violation […]

Identity Theft & Tax Fraud: Jesse Scott Wilson Guilty to Defraud the Government With Respect to Tax Refund Claims

Three Prison Inmates Sentenced for Filing False Tax Refund Claims Anchorage, Alaska – Acting U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that Jesse Scott Wilson, 41, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Sharon Gleason to a total of 92 months in prison, followed by three years’ supervised release.  Wilson had pled guilty to conspiracy to defraud […]

Cyber Crime – A Threat to Every Internet User

According to the Federal trade Commission (FTC), there are around 10 million reported cases of identity theft each year in the United States. A recent report by Eugene Kaspersky, founder and head analyst of Kaspersky Labs (a leading internet security company), indicates that the level of criminal activity on the internet has doubled in the […]

Free Annual Credit Report – Avoid Fraud – Tips and FAQ’s

When obtaining your Government Free Annual Credit Report, you may not realize that identity theft is closely related to Credit Reports – so you need to guard yourself before you become another victim of the fastest growing crime in America. There are many scams on the net that you need to know, have you heard […]

Cyber Crime Through the Eyes of a Normal Internet User

Man has always strived to discover new things to make life better and more comfortable. He has been always motivated to find new vistas and try new methods and technological advancements using the intellect. One development leads to another and he never just stops and advancement and progress in never ending and is an on […]

Everything You Need To Know About Identity Theft

With our increasing dependence on the World Wide Web, identity theft is now more than ever a threat to all of us. There are no guarantees that we will not become the next victim of this crime. This is why the more we know about identity theft, the more equipped we will be to protect […]

Identity Theft -10 Ways To Save Your Identity

Identity theft is on the increase. Fraudsters are continuously looking for ingenious ways to steal your identity and use this for fraudulent purposes. Sometimes without even realising, you might find yourself in circumstances and situations that put your identity at risk. Having someone else use your personal details, assume your identity, steal your money, and […]

The Story of Scams – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Scams are an old story that’s written anew every day. Some scams have been around for at least a century, such as the Spanish prisoner scam, which has evolved into the Nigerian letter scam of today. Many newer scams utilize the latest in technological advancements to make it ever easier to part fools from their […]

Prevent Identity Theft: Most Common Ways

Your identity and personal information are valuable to criminals.How to Prevent Identity Theft If they get hold of details such as your full name, address, date of birth, phone number as well as credit card details or bank account numbers, they may be able to steal your identity. Celebrities such as Beyonce, Jay-Z and Britney Spears […]