Latest Identity theft News

After hunt for clandestine crematorium in Mexico City, police say bones found were 'animal origin'

May. 01, 2024 22:36 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Trailed by search dogs and police, María de Jesús Soria Aguayo and more than a dozen volunteers walked carefully through fields of weeds and dry earth with their eyes fixed on the ground Wednesday. On the fringes of Mexico City, the group was looking for human...

Man granted parole for his role in the 2001 stabbing deaths of 2 Dartmouth College professors

Apr. 18, 2024 19:04 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man who has served more than half of his life in prison for his role in the 2001 stabbing deaths of two married Dartmouth College professors as part of a plan to rob and kill people before fleeing overseas was granted parole Thursday. James Parker was 16 when...

Man up for parole more than 2 decades after Dartmouth professor stabbing deaths

Apr. 17, 2024 09:06 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man who has served more than half of his life in prison for his role in the 2001 stabbing deaths of two married Dartmouth College professors as part of a plan to rob and kill people before fleeing overseas is getting his first chance at parole. James Parker...

Man convicted in decadeslong identity theft that led to his victim being jailed

Apr. 05, 2024 20:26 PM EDT

William Woods was homeless and living in Los Angeles when he learned that someone was racking up debt using his name. But when he reported his concerns to the branch manager of a bank, he wound up spending nearly two years locked up, accused of identity theft himself. As he...

NYC public servants accused of stealing identities of homeless in pandemic fraud scheme

Mar. 07, 2024 18:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Several New York City employees were arrested Thursday for their alleged role in a scheme to steal the identities of homeless shelter residents and defraud a pandemic-era relief program. Manhattan prosecutors brought charges against 18 people, including five...

US Rep. Lauren Boebert's son facing possible felony charges in string of vehicle break-ins

Feb. 28, 2024 21:56 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The oldest son of U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert is suspected of being part of a group of friends who used credit cards stolen from cars to make purchases at gas stations and McDonald's, according to court documents released Wednesday. Tyler Boebert, 18, was identified as a...