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13 MILLION AMERICANS VICTIMS OF IDENTITY THEFT IN 2013

Original Post: Mar 07, 2014 11:36 AM By Laura Evans, @lauraevansfox5 WASHINGTON – There has been an increase in the number of Americans who fell victim to identity theft in 2013. A new report released by the Consumer Federation of … Continue reading

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FBI and ITALIAN POLICE COMBINE IN MAFIA DRUG BUST

FBI and ITALIAN POLICE COMBINE IN MAFIA DRUG BUST Source of story  FBI Twenty-four defendants with ties to powerful Italian organized crime syndicate known as the ‘Ndrangheta arrested in coordinated U.S.-Italian Takedown. ‘Ndrangheta member, Gambino, an associate Bonanno, and four … Continue reading

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IDENTITY THEFT IS A NIGHTMARE THAT CAN RUIN LIVES

The FTC said identity fraud is the top complaint it has dealt with in the past 13 years. It received 369,132 such complaints in 2012, or 18 percent of its total complaints. Identity fraud dwarfed complaints about debt collectors, which … Continue reading

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TARGET DATA BREACH COULD AFFECT REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

Customers who become victims of fraud or identity theft as a result of the hacking could see their credit scores damaged, jeopardizing mortgage applications and home sales. continue to read

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EUROPE’S NEW MAFIAS

Source: Al Jazeera 23 Jan 2014 No one paid the two men much attention as they approached the bank. It was around three in the afternoon in a small French town and customers had been coming and going to the … Continue reading

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HOW MONEY LAUNDERING WORKS.

The basic motivation behind most crime is to make money. If criminals want to use that money it needs to appear to have come from legitimate sources. This means they need to ‘clean’ or ‘launder’ it. There is no single … Continue reading

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AUSTRALIAN CRIME COMMISSION MONEY LAUNDERING

The Australian Crime Commission has today unveiled a year-long covert money laundering investigation codenamed Eligo following a record $5.7 million cash seizure in Sydney at the weekend (Saturday, 18 January 2014). The Eligo National Task Force, established in 2012 as … Continue reading

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FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION CONSUMER INFORMATION

As we know identity theft happens when someone steals your personal information and uses it without your permission. It’s a serious crime that can damage your finances, credit history, and reputation — and can take time, money, and patience to … Continue reading

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TARGET HELP

Target offers free credit monitoring and identity theft protection with Experian’s ProtectMyID. Resources related to Target’s data breach

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TARGET IDENTITY THEFT CASE THREE TIMES BIGGER THAN REPORTED

11 January 2014 extract from  ABC Report Retailer releases new information that shows more consumer data was stolen than originally thought. Target first announced a hacking incident involving 40 million customers more bad news from the retail giant. The company … Continue reading

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