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    9 Plead Guilty in ID Fraud Scheme

    Defendants Include Former Military Hospital Worker By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    9 Plead Guilty in ID Fraud Scheme

    Nine individuals have pleaded guilty to charges stemming from their roles in an identity fraud scheme. Among the defendants is a former military hospital worker who stole soldiers' personal information to file false federal tax returns, prosecutors say.

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    New Threat: ID Theft in the Workplace

    Fraud Summit Keynoter on Employer Liability By Tracy Kitten
    New Threat: ID Theft in the Workplace

    As data breaches continue to multiply, employers must not overlook how intrusions could lead to the theft of employees' identities, paving the way for fraud, says ID theft expert Johnny May. He will keynote the March 24 Fraud Summit Atlanta.

  • Interview

    ID Fraud Drops for First Time Since 2010

    But Javelin Says Mere 3% Decline Is Disappointing By Tracy Kitten
    ID Fraud Drops for First Time Since 2010

    ID fraud reported by U.S. consumers dropped 3 percent in 2014 - the first decline since 2010, according to Javelin. But analyst Al Pascual says the decrease should have been much greater.

  • Article

    Agency's Response to Breach Criticized

    Consideration of New Encryption Rule Called Unnecessary By Tracy Kitten
    Agency's Response to Breach Criticized

    Bankers are criticizing one federal regulatory agency for how it has responded to a breach of unencrypted consumer data that occurred during a routine banking exam. They're saying regulators should focus more on their internal security practices.

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    Prison Term for ID Theft at Hospital

    Class Action Suit Also Filed In Wake of Breach By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    Prison Term for ID Theft at Hospital

    The sentencing of a former Alabama hospital worker to two years in prison for his role in an ID theft incident that resulted in tax refund fraud, and a related class action lawsuit, illustrate that insider threats are a major ongoing challenge, two privacy experts say.

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