Identity Theft News


News Archive


Contact Information

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

April 2009 News Archive

April 29, 2009

Former Fed Employee Arrested for Stealing Co-worker Identities

Allegedly used info for student loans

Last week, federal authorities arrested Curtis L. Wiltshire, a former IT analyst for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRB-NY), for stealing bank employees’ identities to fraudulently obtain student loans. His brother Kenneth Wiltshire was arrested separately for attempting to obtain a boat loan using identities stolen from federal workers, according to a Department of Justice release. full article

April 27, 2009

San Francisco Man Sentenced for Role in Identity Theft

SAN FRANCISCO—James Linville was sentenced Friday to 45 months in prison for assuming the identity of another person and possessing more than 15 credit cards in that person’s name, United States Attorney Joseph P. Russoniello announced. full article

April 1, 2009

FBI: Thousands of Puerto Ricans victims of ID theft

As many as 12,000 Puerto Rican schoolchildren, teachers and school administrators are believed to be victims of an identity-theft ring that sold stolen personal documents to illegal immigrants in the mainland United States, according to the FBI. full article