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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

January 2015 News Archive



January 26, 2015


Be on the Lookout for Identity Theft This Tax Season



Tax identity theft and refund fraud are a serious concern. Learn more about the problem, ways to avoid it, and what to do if you are victimized. ...read full article


January 22, 2015


Former Owner of Multiple Tax Franchise Stores Jailed for ID Theft



The former owner of multiple tax franchise stores has been sentenced to two years in prison for identity theft. She was indicted in June on 10 counts of aggravated identity theft and 10 counts of using other people’s Social Security numbers, which she stole from clients. ...read full article


January 11, 2015


Study Suggests New Yorkers Are in Denial of Identity Theft Risk



The failure to use complex passwords to protect electronic devices, or even omission of passwords altogether, has left New Yorkers at risk for identity theft victimization, according to a recent study. Donald Rebovich, executive director of the Center for Identity Management and Information Protection at Utica College, addressed this troubling finding in a recent article. ...read full article