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  • Reon Jordan, 34, was arrested for grand theft, burglary and unauthorized use of personal identifying information.
  • A 34-year-old woman who attended West Los Angeles College has been arrested in an elaborate identity theft scheme.
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fraud, identity theft, los angeles news
  • Usernames and passwords of some of Yahoo's email users have been stolen, the company said.
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identity theft, technology, shopping, business
  • Target says investigators have found that hackers stole credentials from a vendor to access the retailer's computers.
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identity theft, technology, shopping, business
  • Charles Evens, 25, and Hunter Moore, 27, are accused of posting nude or sexually explicit photos stolen from the email accounts of victims on a revenge porn website.
  • Two California men are accused of hacking emails to steal nude photos that would later end up on a 'revenge porn' website.
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arrest, identity theft, sex crimes, san diego, california news, amy powell
  • A Target storefront is shown in this undated file photo.
  • Target says as many as 70 million people, not 40 million as initially announced, were affected in the data breach.
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identity theft, technology, shopping, business
  • A Target storefront is shown in this undated file photo.
  • Target says as many as 70 million people, not 40 million as initially announced, were affected in the data breach.
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identity theft, technology, shopping, eyewitness news
  • A shopper walks out of a Target store in the Los Angeles area on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013.
  • Target admitted Friday that encrypted debit card PIN data was stolen during the Black Friday weekend security breach.
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identity theft, technology, shopping, business
  • A Target store is seen in this undated file photo.
  • Target said that the Justice Department is investigating a massive data breach, and some customers are filing lawsuits.
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identity theft, technology, shopping, business
  • The probe into Targets security breach is focusing on processing centers where Target takes in the transactions.
  • The investigation into Target's security breach is focusing on processing centers where Target takes in the transactions.
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identity theft, business
  • A Target store is seen in this undated file photo.
  • Target confirmed Thursday that a security breach has possibly affected 40 million credit and debit card accounts.
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identity theft, save money / consumer news
  • A Target store is seen in this undated file photo.
  • If you shopped at Target recently, you should take immediate action to protect your identity.
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identity theft, save money / consumer news
  • Shoppers are seen in Target in this undated file photo.
  • The Secret Service is investigating a data breach involving credit- and debit-card numbers at Target stores across the U.S.
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identity theft, save money / consumer news
  • Kevin Christopher Bollaert, 27, of San Diego, is seen in an undated file photo.
  • A man is accused of posting graphic photos of women on his 'revenge porn' website and then making money from his victims.
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arrest, identity theft, sex crimes, san diego, california news
  • A Porsche Panamera stolen in December 2011 is seen. It was found in Studio City in September 2013.
  • A stolen Porsche was discovered in Studio City, along with an elaborate credit card counterfeiting operation.
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identity theft, fraud, studio city, los angeles news
  • Evidence from an identity theft ring in Glendale and Los Angeles is seen Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013.
  • Investigators have seven suspects in custody, all allegedly part of an ID theft ring in Glendale and Los Angeles.
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scams, identity theft, los angeles news, rudabeh shahbazi
  • Evidence from an identity theft ring in Glendale and Los Angeles is seen Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013.
  • Investigators have seven suspects in custody, all allegedly part of an ID theft ring in Glendale and Los Angeles.
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scams, identity theft, eyewitness news
  • Sheriffs detectives are seeking public assistance in identifying a woman in surveillance pictures suspected of multiple identity thefts.
  • A female suspect was arrested Tuesday in connection to an identity-theft ring. Another suspect is still at large.
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identity theft, robbery, caught on tape, los angeles news
  • Police released a photo of the female suspect, allegedly responsible for at least three thefts in the Santa Clarita Valley area Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013.
  • Authorities are searching for a woman allegedly responsible for at least three thefts in the Santa Clarita Valley area.
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identity theft, robbery, caught on tape, los angeles news, amy powell
  • Police released a photo of the female suspect, allegedly responsible for at least three thefts in the Santa Clarita Valley area Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013.
  • Authorities are searching for a woman allegedly responsible for at least three thefts in the Santa Clarita Valley area.
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identity theft, robbery, caught on tape, eyewitness news
  • Carolyn Macy escaped from the Central City Community Center in Los Angeles on Jan. 7, 2000. She was arrested on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 in Fairfax, Virginia.
  • An inmate who escaped from the Central Community Center in Los Angeles was located in Virginia and arrested Friday.
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arrest, fraud, identity theft, california news
  • Ivan Hernandez, 27, is seen in this mug shot provided by the Fontana Police Department.
  • A man was arrested after allegedly impersonating a police officer and threatening a woman at gunpoint in Fontana last Friday.
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san bernardino county, arrest, identity theft, inland empire news, rob mcmillan
  • Ivan Hernandez, 27, is seen in this mug shot provided by the Fontana Police Department.
  • Police arrested Ivan Hernandez in Fontana after he threatened a woman at gunpoint and falsely identified himself as a police officer.
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arrest, identity theft, eyewitness news
  • Mailboxes are seen in this undated file photo.
  • A string of mail thefts in Sherman Oaks and Van Nuys has residents on alert. The thieves may be targeting tax documents.
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identity theft, fraud, los angeles news
  • I.D. theft services promise protection but are unnecessary and pricey. See low-to-no cost ways to safeguard yourself.
  • I.D. theft services promise protection but are unnecessary and pricey. See low-to-no cost ways to safeguard yourself.
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identity theft, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • Zappos sent out an email to employees and customers telling them that the company was recently the victim of a cyber attack.
  • Zappos sent out an email to employees and customers telling them that the company was recently the victim of a cyber attack.
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security, identity theft, save money / consumer news
  • San Bernardino County supervisors have voted to cut their benefits in the midst of a budget crisis.
  • San Bernardino County supervisors have voted to cut their benefits in the midst of a budget crisis.
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fraud, identity theft, eyewitness news
  • For the second time in a year, card skimmers have been detected inside the pumps at a gas station in Sierra Madre.
  • For the second time in a year, card skimmers have been detected inside the pumps at a gas station in Sierra Madre.
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fraud, identity theft, los angeles news, christina salvo
  • For the second time in a year, card skimmers have been detected inside the pumps at a gas station in Sierra Madre.
  • For the second time in a year, card skimmers have been detected inside the pumps at a gas station in Sierra Madre.
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fraud, identity theft, eyewitness news
  • A woman was arrested Dec. 21 for falsely reporting a domestic violence incident using another womans identity.
  • Police suspect Sunmee Kim is a con-artist who met her male victims through a dating website called KoreanCupid.com.
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arrest, identity theft, scams, orange county news, eileen frere
  • A woman was arrested Dec. 21 for falsely reporting a domestic violence incident using another womans identity.
  • Sunmee Kim is an alleged con-artist, meeting her male victims through a dating website called KoreanCupid.com.
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arrest, identity theft, scams, orange county news
  • Convicted hacker Luis Mijangos talks about his techniques and how people can protect themselves.
  • Convicted hacker Luis Mijangos talks about his techniques and how people can protect themselves.
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identity theft, technology, eyewitness news
  • FBI agent Jeff Kirkpatrick explains why computer hacking is on the rise and why its so important for victims to come forward.
  • FBI agent Jeff Kirkpatrick explains why hacking is on the rise and why it's important for victims to come forward.
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identity theft, technology, eyewitness news
  • Asst. U.S. attorney Stephanie Christensen explains three things computer users can do to protect themselves from hackers.
  • Asst. U.S. attorney Stephanie Christensen lists 3 things computer users can do to protect themselves from hackers.
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identity theft, technology, eyewitness news
  • A new survey shows many computer and smartphone users are not taking even simple steps to protect their valuable information.
  • A new survey shows many computer and smartphone users are not taking even simple steps to protect their valuable information.
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identity theft, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • A new survey shows many computer and smartphone users are not taking even simple steps to protect their valuable information.
  • A new survey shows many computer and smartphone users are not taking even simple steps to protect their information.
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identity theft, save money / consumer news
  • Thousands of children are victimized each year by a growing form of high-tech child identity theft.
  • Thousands of children are victimized each year by a growing form of high-tech child identity theft.
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identity theft, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • If youre planning a summer vacation, here are some tips on how you can avoid travel identity theft.
  • If you're planning a summer vacation, here are some suggestions on how you can avoid travel identity theft.
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identity theft, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • If youre planning a summer vacation, here are some tips on how you can avoid travel identity theft.
  • If you're planning a summer vacation, here are some tips on how you can avoid travel identity theft.
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identity theft, save money / consumer news
  • KABC-TV covers Los Angeles and Southern California.
  • Four people were arrested in Thousand Oaks Friday, suspected of being part of an identity theft ring.
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arrest, identity theft, ventura county news
  • KABC-TV covers Los Angeles and Southern California.
  • Three people are facing charges in Ventura County for counterfeiting and identity theft.
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identity theft, ventura county news
  • Police Thursday released this surveillance photo of a person of interest in a fraud scheme at a Sierra Madre gas station.
  • Police have released a surveillance photo of a person of interest in a fraud scheme at a Sierra Madre gas station.
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fraud, identity theft, los angeles news
  • The Long Beach Police Department is warning residents of a rash of mail thefts that have occurred throughout the city.
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long beach, identity theft, los angeles news
  • Cameron Diaz tops the latest list of the most dangerous celebrities to search for online, according to McAfee.
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celebrity, identity theft, entertainment