Identity theft

August 17, 2018 - 10:38 am
AUBURN, N.Y. (AP) — A 30-year-old New York man who pleaded guilty to identity theft charges in Ohio and Pennsylvania has admitted to using his relatives' IDs to steal more than $170,000 in cash and personal loans in his home state. The Citizen of Auburn reports that Raymond Tortorello Jr., of...
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August 10, 2018 - 9:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City banker who hawked elderly customers' personal identifying information in a scheme to raid their accounts has been sentenced to four years in federal prison. A judge on Friday has also ordered Peter Persaud to fork over $17,500 in proceeds from his crimes...
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August 01, 2018 - 4:34 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Three Ukrainian members of a sophisticated international hacking group that targeted restaurants, casinos and other businesses in 47 U.S. states to steal credit and debit card records have been arrested and face charges in federal court in Seattle, officials said Wednesday. The...
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July 11, 2018 - 3:40 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Florida man faces charges for assuming a New Jersey doctor's identity to submit more than $1 million in fraudulent medical claims for services purportedly rendered at a medical center that didn't exist. Yoandi Marrero, a 33-year-old Hialeah resident, and PA Clinical Center —...
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A government agent takes a suspect into custody during an immigration sting at Corso's Flower and Garden Center, Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in Castalia, Ohio. The operation is one of the largest against employers in recent years on allegations of violating immigration laws. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
June 05, 2018 - 7:36 pm
SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — More than 100 workers at an Ohio gardening and landscaping company were arrested Tuesday when about 200 federal officers descended on the business and carried out one of the largest workplace immigration raids in recent years. The operation was part of the White House's...
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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2018 file photo, French President's wife Brigitte Macron waves at the Elysee Palace, in Paris. An aide to French first lady Brigitte Macron has filed a legal complaint over identity theft, after his accounts were apparently used to seek special Formula One tickets and other VIP treatment. The French presidential palace said Friday that an investigation is under way.(AP Photo/Francois Mori)
March 30, 2018 - 9:08 am
PARIS (AP) — An aide to French first lady Brigitte Macron has filed a legal complaint over identity theft, after his accounts were apparently used to seek luxury hotel service, Formula One tickets and other VIP treatment. The Paris prosecutor's office said Friday it opened a fraud investigation...
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February 28, 2018 - 10:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Russian native was charged with poisoning a look-alike with a tranquilizer-laced cheesecake and then stealing her passport, cash and other property after trying to make it look like a suicide attempt, authorities said Wednesday. "This is a bizarre and twisted crime that could have...
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In this Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, photo released by the Crime Suppression Division of the Thailand Police, Sergey Medvedev, 31, center, is arrested outside an apartment in his role in an international identity theft ring that sold stolen credit card information on the dark web, leading to losses of over $530 million. (Crime Suppression Division of the Thailand via AP)
February 09, 2018 - 8:58 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand announced Friday they have arrested a Russian national accused by U.S. authorities of running an online cybercrime marketplace where everything from stolen credit card information to hardware for compromising ATM machines could be purchased. Police said that Sergey...
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FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2017, file photo, Florida running back Jordan Scarlett (25) eludes a tackle by Iowa defensive lineman Parker Hesse (40) during the first half of the Outback Bowl NCAA college football game in Tampa, Fla. Scarlett and three other Florida players suspended last season amid felony fraud charges have rejoined team activities. School officials confirmed the return of the players Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, to The Associated Press. Coach Dan Mullen says “all of our players understand the standards and expectations we have of them to be members of the Florida football program.” (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
January 23, 2018 - 7:04 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Running back Jordan Scarlett and three other Florida players suspended last season amid felony fraud charges have rejoined team activities. School officials confirmed the return of the players Tuesday to The Associated Press. "All of our players understand the standards and...
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FILE - In this file photo taken Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, residents walk past board highlighting the security markers on the latest Yuan note outside a bank in Beijing, China. Chinese police say they have broken up a gang that smuggled 20 billion yuan ($3 billion) out of the country, evading financial controls imposed by Beijing to stem an outflow of capital from the economy.(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
November 24, 2017 - 1:38 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police say they have broken up a gang that smuggled 20 billion yuan ($3 billion) out of the country, evading financial controls imposed by Beijing to stem an outflow of capital from the economy. Seven suspects were detained in the case centered in the southern city Shaoguan...
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