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Identity Theft

Notorious impostor faces at least 2 years in prison

Notorious impostor faces at least 2 years in prison

This file photo provided by the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office shows William Douglas Street Jr. Street, who pleaded guilty in September 2015 to identity theft, was the inspiration for the movie "Chameleon Street," which won a major prize at the 1990 Sundance Film Festival. (Washtenaw Coun…

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Police: Springfield woman gave stolen money to jail inmates

Police: Springfield woman gave stolen money to jail inmates

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Police say a Springfield woman stole credit card information from customers of a heating and air conditioning company and transferred more than $6,500 to Greene County Jail inmates.

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California man accused of using ex-wife's photos on porn

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California man faces 11 counts of identity theft after authorities say he superimposed his ex-wife's image onto pornographic photos and posted them online.

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Mobster who posed as Idaho rancher set for trial

Mobster who posed as Idaho rancher set for trial

BOISE, Idaho — A Boston mobster who posed as an Idaho rancher for more than a decade goes to court in Boise next month.

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State says identity theft complaints in Ohio up over 2014

State says identity theft complaints in Ohio up over 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Identity theft complaints in Ohio have already surpassed the number received last year by about 300, according to the state attorney general's office.

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After woes caused by ID theft, man hopes to reclaim name

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The decades-long nightmare that ruined Marcus Calvillo's life started when he was a teenager and was wrongly accused of writing bad checks. His driver's license was later revoked for a slew of unpaid traffic tickets he never received. Then he got fired from his job as a …

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After woes caused by ID theft, man hopes to reclaim name

WICHITA, Kan. — A Texas man whose identity was stolen decades ago by a convicted child sex offender can't keep a job, pay his bills or support his children.

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Impostor spared prison in bizarre ID theft case

WICHITA, Kan. — An immigrant who changed the legal name of his identity theft victim to his own was spared from federal prison in a case even the federal judge called remarkable.

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Man called a great impostor is charged with identity theft

DETROIT — Authorities say a Detroit-area man who inspired a 1989 award-winning film about impersonating others is in trouble again for being someone else.

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Free document shredding on eastside Saturday

Sheriff's department to hold event on South Houghton Road. 

April 09, 2015 12:45 pmLoading…
Arizona among worst states for ID theft complaints

Arizona among worst states for ID theft complaints

New report: Tucson area ranks 64th for most identity theft complaints.

March 06, 2015 7:57 pm Related Loading…

Free class teaches how to avoid identity theft

The Himmel Park Library, 1035 N. Treat Ave., is hosting a free class about protecting yourself from identity theft at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow.

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Border briefs

Border officers seize fraudulent credit cards in Nogales

April 16, 2013 12:00 am

Woman stole patients' identities, gets 2 years

She still doesn't understand it, Elizabeth Garcia told Pima County Superior Court Judge Howard Hantman on Monday.

October 02, 2012 12:00 am

Document shredding event in Tucson on Saturday

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department wants to make it harder for identity thieves to steal.

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Prosecutor: No charges for Sheriff Babeu or ex-boyfriend

Prosecutor: No charges for Sheriff Babeu or ex-boyfriend

Neither Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu nor his ex-boyfriend will face criminal charges following a seven-month probe by the state Attorney General’s Office. officials said.

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Woman admits stealing 15 IDs

A local woman admitted Monday that she stole the identities of 15 patients while working at an Oro Valley oncology office.

August 29, 2012 12:00 am

Woman admits identity theft at Oro Valley medical office

A local woman admitted Monday that she stole the identities of 15 patients while working at an Oro Valley oncology office.

August 28, 2012 3:00 pm

Arizona teacher on leave after nude photos surface on Facebook

A teacher at North Canyon High School has been placed on administrative leave after sexually explicit pictures of her were posted on a Facebook profile.

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Jail for Arizona man who made fake porn site profile for revenge

GILBERT — A Gilbert man who built a fake profile on a pornographic website to get back at an elementary school administrator has been sentenced to three months in jail.

August 17, 2012 5:15 pmLoading…

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