HAMMOND | A judge has accepted a Merrillville man's guilty plea to charges he stole individuals' identities and used the information to falsely claim their federal tax returns, federal court records unsealed Monday show.
I work at a major insurance agency in Indiana. On July 24, I phoned a major insurance company in Indiana to tell them one of our clients had died and to request the automatic bank draft for premiums be cancelled.
The U.S. Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics reports that 2012 losses because of personal identity theft totaled $24.7 billion. The money losses from identity theft pale in comparison with the costs of paperwork, time and inconvenience imposed on the larger society in an effort…
SCHERERVILLE | An identity theft seminar is set for 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Advance Financial Federal Credit Union, 31 W. U.S. 30, Schererville.
HOBART | A 24-year-old Chicago woman attempted to use another person's identity Sunday to buy items at Best Buy, police said.
A Union Mills woman learned she had her identity stolen after receiving a false letter from the Internal Revenue Service stating she was going to be audited.
MUNSTER | The Internal Revenue Service is investigating several cases of what may be identity theft at the School Town of Munster.
HAMMOND | Five area residents face identity theft and other charges related to the illegal use of private information obtained through an Illinois health-care business, the U.S. attorney's office announced Friday.
VALPARAISO | The city sent letters to 860 people Monday warning them they might be the victims of identity theft.
The Family Social Services Agency wrongly disclosed private information of over 187,000 clients. Yeah, what could possibly go wrong with the government knowing all of our personal information?
INDIANAPOLIS | The personal information of thousands of state assistance recipients -- including addresses, birth dates, Social Security numbers and financial data -- may have erroneously been mailed to other state assistance recipients earlier this year.
MUNSTER | The Munster Police Department welcomes all residents and business representatives to the next Munster Crime Watch meeting, at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Munster Town Hall, 1005 Ridge Road.
HAMMOND | Federal authorities indicted a 38-year-old Gary man Thursday on tax fraud and identity theft charges.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Department of Revenue is hoping a new online reporting option will encourage more Hoosiers to notify the state of suspected tax fraud.
HAMMOND | Identity theft is a growing concern in America. About ten million Americans had their identity stolen last year. Here are some tips that may safeguard you from this crime.
Children are not immune from being the victims of identity theft.
A 22-year-old Munster man was sentenced Friday to serve four years in prison for his role in an online identity theft operation that sold counterfeit credit cards encoded with stolen account information.
HAMMOND | The Hammond Public Library will host a program Aug. 16 on how to prevent identity theft.
EAST CHICAGO | A man using a stolen identity to work in the city was arrested Tuesday after the real resident tracked him down at a South Side factory, police said.
INDIANAPOLIS | An Indianapolis lawyer is expected to be chosen as the Democratic candidate for Indiana attorney general.
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