Identity Theft News


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Contact Information

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

April 2016 News Archive

Journal of Accountancy , April 21, 2016

Half of Americans expect to lose money to identity theft

By Courtney L. Vien

"There are basic steps people can take right now, before identity theft causes a financial nightmare. Securing your personal information and only providing your Social Security number when it is absolutely necessary are easy steps to take," Gregory Anton, CPA, CGMA, chair of the AICPA's National CPA Financial Literacy Commission, said in a news release. full article

ABC News , April 7, 2016

Miami Couple Charged With $2 Million Identity Theft Fraud

By Julia Jacobo

A Miami couple has been charged in a $2 million credit card fraud and identity theft scheme -- mainly targeting seniors -- which they allegedly used to go on designer shopping sprees and luxury vacations, the Manhattan District Attorney's office announced Tuesday. full article