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#Identity theft

# identity-theft - Friday 26 October, 2018

Businessman falsely used names of U2 stars to steal six-figures sums from UK health board
# Mark Evill
# Mark Evill

Businessman falsely used names of U2 stars to steal six-figures sums from UK health board

Oct 26th 2018, 8:29 AM 21,425 Views 0 Comments

Mark Evill’s company received almost £708,000 from the UK Health Board.

# identity-theft - Friday 8 September, 2017

Breach at US credit check company exposes 143 million people to identity theft
# Identity Theft
# Identity Theft

Breach at US credit check company exposes 143 million people to identity theft

Sep 8th 2017, 7:15 AM 10,658 Views 12 Comments

The breach happened in July but executives only informed the public this week.

# identity-theft - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

New York cop charged with using dead man's credit card to buy a diamond ring
# Seriously Bad Form
# Seriously Bad Form

New York cop charged with using dead man's credit card to buy a diamond ring

Jun 3rd 2015, 11:31 PM 17,226 Views 26 Comments

The prosecutor called it “disgraceful conduct.”

# identity-theft - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Barack Obama had his credit card declined in a New York cafe
# Awkward
# Awkward

Barack Obama had his credit card declined in a New York cafe

Oct 18th 2014, 7:00 AM 24,532 Views 22 Comments

Need a lend of a fiver, Barack? No. Of course you don’t.

# identity-theft - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them
# Online Security
# Online Security

Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them

Sep 3rd 2014, 8:00 PM 61 Views 17 Comments

Make sure you’re not freely handing away your personal data…

# identity-theft - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Identity theft no longer top reported cyber crime in US
# Cyber Crime
# Cyber Crime

Identity theft no longer top reported cyber crime in US

May 26th 2012, 7:45 AM 4,361 Views 8 Comments

If you think you’re being emailed by the FBI… you’re probably not.

# identity-theft - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

FBI: US man stole Microsoft co-founder's identity
# Identity Theft
# Identity Theft

FBI: US man stole Microsoft co-founder's identity

Mar 27th 2012, 8:40 PM 4,422 Views 1 Comment

The soldier, who had been absent without leave from the army, managed to change the address on an account held by billionaire Paul Allen.

# identity-theft - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Column: Here’s what happens when someone steals your identity
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Here’s what happens when someone steals your identity

Nov 10th 2011, 8:15 AM 3,320 Views 4 Comments

Comedian Bennett Arron had his identity stolen by a thief, who used it to run up 18 months’ worth of debt. Here he describes the experience…