Articles tagged with: identity theft

05 May 2015

Medford man arrested after allegedly stealing officer's wallet

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Medford Police arrested a man they say stole a wallet and used the credit cards inside.James Hale was arrested Monday, May 4th.Police say he used the credit cards at the south Fred ...

28 April 2015

Study shows Ore. and Calif. ranked in the top 10 states for identity theft

Posted in Regional

A new study from the Wall Street Journal finds both Oregon and California rank in the top 10 states with the most identity theft complaints.Oregon ranked number three, more than 60% of identity thef ...

06 April 2015

Coos Bay woman arrested for prescription fraud

Posted in Local

Coos Bay, Ore. --- A Coos Bay woman was arrested in connection to a prescription fraud investigation.Coos Bay police arrested 39-year-old Sarah Jane Sluder Sunday, April 5th.Police say their investi ...

29 October 2014

Identity theives: targeting children

Posted in U.S. & World News

Brooksfield, Fla. -- (WFLA)  Authorities are issuing a new warning for parents about thieves targeting children. They're using synthetic IDs. Thieves somehow steal children's Social Security number ...

09 September 2014

Two women arrested for Identity Theft

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Two women are facing at least 40 months in prison after pleading guilty to more than a dozen counts of identity theft.According to the Jackson County sheriff's department, Debbie T ...

07 May 2014

Police warn against mail theft

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Medford police are warning people who don't have locks on their mailboxes, saying it makes them vulnerable to identity theft. Police said they've seen a dramatic increase in organiz ...

29 April 2014

JaCo Sheriff's Office hosted identity theft protection event Tuesday night

Posted in Local, Technology

Medford, Ore. -- The number of scams coming into Jackson County are skyrocketing. That's why the Jackson County Sheriff's Office hosted an informational forum Tuesday night. It highlighted compute ...

07 March 2014

FBI raid targets identity thieves

Posted in U.S. & World News

Sacramento, Calif. -- (KCRA)  FBI agents who executed two search warrants -- one in the Sacramento area and another in Southern California -- have identified about 23,000 compromised American Expre ...