A northern California man who served as an information and document vendor in the identity theft and credit card fraud ring known as Carder.su was sentenced yesterday to serve 100 months in federal prison.
Personal and financial information of some 163,000 students, alumni, faculty, staff, and past applicants of Indianapolis-based Butler University have been stolen following a hack of the university's computer network.
In this interview, Tom Feige, CEO of idRADAR, shares alarming identity theft stories, explains the consequences of getting your identity stolen, offers advice to organizations that want to prevent their employees from becoming victims of identity theft, and more.
Some Americans submitting their taxes this year will make the unpleasant discovery that someone else has already filed and stolen their refunds.
Tax-related identity theft has been on the rise for years and the ITRC predicts it won't be slowing down in 2014.