identity theft

Mahar identity theft trial declared mistrial

MEDFORD, Ore – A mistrial is declared in the criminal trial of a well known figure in the Rogue Valley construction industry. Louis Mahar, a former owner of ‘Mahar Brothers Construction’, is facing two felony counts of identity theft. Medford Police say he …

Mahar identity theft trial begins Thursday

MEDFORD, Ore — Jury selection began today in the criminal trial of a prominent Medford businessman. Louis Mahar is facing two counts of identity theft. He is accused of forging his then-wife’s signature on an amended tax return. Police say he kept …

Identity theft in Ashland

Ashland, Ore. — Two identity thieves struck in Ashland over the course of a month. Law enforcement said it’s time to pay more attention to the security of your credit accounts so that this never happens to you. The first identity theft …

Defend your tax return

(NBC News) The Internal Revenue Service is dealing with an onslaught of fraudulent tax returns. The troubles can be traced back to last year’s data security breaches, where millions of Social Security numbers ended up in the hands of identity thieves. The …