Identity theft

State Resumes Issuing Tax Refunds -- With Extra PrecautionsSome Connecticut taxpayers who asked for their refunds by direct deposit or debit card will be receiving paper checks, instead.
Petition Aims To Stop Medicare's Use Of Social Security NumbersFind out how to be part of Clark Howard's petition aimed at reducing the problem of identity theft.
Police Arrest Man On Forgery, Identity Theft Charges
Three Barnes & Noble Stores In State Were Victims Of Data BreachThree Barnes & Noble stores in Connecticut were among 63 nationwide whose credit card swipe devices were targeted in what the company says was a "sophisticated criminal effort."
Defendant Found Guilty In Movie Theater/Credit Card Theft SchemeA federal court jury in Hartford has found a Pennsylvania man guilty of credit card fraid and identity theft in a scheme involving movie theaters in Connecticut.
22-Year Sentence In Multi-State Identity Theft SchemeA federal judge in Connecticut has sentenced a Florida man to 22 years in prison for participating in what authorities say was a multi-state identity theft scheme in which he and another man targeted purses in cars.
Hartford Sentencing In Identity Theft CaseA Florida man faces sentencing in Hartford this week for participating in what federal authorities say was an extensive identity theft scheme in which he and another man targeted purses in cars.
Data Breach At Community CollegeNames, social security numbers, and birth dates of 87,000 students and staff were exposed.
Data Breach At CCSU Central Connecticut State University says personal information on more than 18-thousand present and former employees may have been exposed by a recent computer virus.
Connecticut Arrests In Federal ID-Theft CrackdownFederal authorities say Hartford is one of more than two dozen locations where identity brokers have been arrested as part of "Operation Island Express." In all, fifty people are charged.
Arrest In Theft Of Veteran's Identity, Awards State Police say an identity thief who broke into a home in Prospect stole identity documents as well as an Eagle Scout Badge and military awards and citations which had been awarded to the victim.
Police Seek I-D Thief Police are looking for a suspect who stole the identity of a Burlington woman and applied for charge cards in her name.
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