CIMIP - Center for Identity Management and Information Protection

June 2009 News Archive



June 24, 2009


Security Breach Leaves 45,000 at Risk of Identity Theft



On Tuesday Cornell informed more than 45,000 current and former members of the University community that their sensitive personal information — including name and social security number — had been exposed when a University-owned laptop was stolen earlier this month. ...read full article


June 23, 2009


Miami group charged in $100 million Medicare fraud



A band of conspirators in Miami defrauded the U.S. healthcare system by creating phony clinics that churned out $100 million of medical bills in five states, federal prosecutors said on Tuesday, June 23. ...read full article


June 22, 2009


Member of identity theft ring sentenced to prison



A 27-year-old woman was sentenced today to three years and four months in prison for her part in an identity theft ring, according to a Sacramento County District Attorney's Office news release. ...read full article


June 18, 2009


Corporate Takeover


A New Twist on Identity Theft


Late last month, we helped wrap up a case that took identity theft to a whole new level: one company trying to steal $23 million by pretending to be another company. ...read full article


June 12, 2009


Medical Problems Could Include Identity Theft



Brandon Sharp, a 37-year-old manager at an oil and gas company in Houston, has never had any real health problems and, luckily, he has never stepped foot in an emergency room. So imagine his surprise a few years ago when he learned he owed thousands of dollars worth of emergency-service medical bills. ...read full article


June 4, 2009


Peabody Man Indicted for Identity Theft and Bank Fraud



BOSTON, MA—A Peabody man was charged today in federal court with stealing bank customer identities to fraudulently withdraw bank funds. ...read full article


June 1, 2009


Maryland Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft of Public Money and Aggravated Identity Theft


Defendant fraudulently obtained more than $77,000 in unemployment compensation by using social security numbers of other individuals


WASHINGTON—A 43-year-old Bowie, Maryland woman, Rhonda Dale Robinson, has pled guilty to one count of Theft of Public Money and two counts of Aggravated Identity Theft, Acting U.S. Attorney Channing D. Phillips; Charles Willoughby, Inspector General of the District of Columbia Office of the Inspector General (D.C. OIG); Joseph Persichini, Jr., Assistant Director in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Washington Field Office; and Gordon S. Heddell, Inspector General of the Office of the Inspector General, U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), announced today. ...read full article


 

Contact Information

Center for Identity Management and
Information Protection
Dr. Donald Rebovich,
Executive Director
315.792.3231
drebovich@utica.edu
Utica College
1600 Burrstone Road
Utica, NY 13502