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Pittsburgh psych clinic shooter had no ID, fingerprints yield nothing

March 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune

PITTSBURGH (AP) The University of Pittsburgh psychiatric clinic gunman wasn’t carrying identification and his fingerprints have yielded no clues to his identity, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office said Friday. Continue Reading

State sells drivers’ info for a total of $70,000

October 14, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Think your name, address and title information is kept private when you register a vehicle? Think again.
The South Dakota Division of Motor Vehicles sells information it collects from residents to three vehicle data collection companies. The data is delivered to the firms every month.

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Worthington man charged with identity theft

June 20, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON It has taken some time, but a man who applied for a loan using another person’s Social Security number in 2008 is now facing three felonies in Nobles County District Court. Continue Reading

Securing your child’s identity: Advice every parent should know

June 12, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

Online scammers are finding inactive Social Security numbers online most of which are assigned to children under the age of 18 who have not started using them yet and selling them under different names to help people establish fake credit. The scheme may lead to significant debts for children that might be almost impossible to pay off. Continue Reading

Identity theft case filed

January 28, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WINDOM A bank in Mountain Lake has lost more than $4,000 to a man who is now charged with stealing the identity of a woman to open a bank account, according to a warrant filed this week in Cottonwood County. Continue Reading

Protect your debit card number from ATM skimming; one in five are victims

November 6, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

Even if you’re choosy about which ATMs you use, you can still become a victim of identity thieves who place seamless devices on machines to steal debit card information. Continue Reading