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  • Target
  • Target Corp.'s executive ranks have suffered their first casualty since hackers stole credit card numbers and other personal data of millions of the retailer's shoppers last year.
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  • Target
  • Looks like Target Corp. will be feeling the financial pain for a while from the theft of credit card numbers and other information from millions of its customers.
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credit card, id theft, identity theft, target, business
  • eyewitness news new york
  • Here are 7 things to know about what you should do if you suspect you might be among the victims of the data breach at Target stores.
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target, credit card, id theft, identity theft, consumer news
  • 7 On Your Side: Wi-Fi warning - How to keep your information secure
  • New York City's WiFi reach is about to get a lot bigger. And that's good news for hackers, who will be able to pick up your personal information from unsecure hot spots throughout the 5 boroughs. So how do you surf securely? We have the simple ways to lock down your laptop, tablet or smart phone.
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identity theft, id theft, 7 on your side, nina pineda
  • doctors office where identity theft took place
  • Stacey Sager reports live from Great Kills with more
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  • long island news
  • Suffolk County police say Elise Sandberg used her grandmother's identity to open a credit card account. They say her purchases included Oxycodone.
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long island, islip, identity theft, oxycodone, long island news
  • tips for protecting yourself on your smartphone
  • How many times have you lost or misplaced your smart phone?
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smartphones, identity theft, id theft, 7 on your side, nina pineda
  • id theft warning
  • If you're concerned about someone stealing your financial identity, you might be tempted to buy one of the many I-D protection services being heavily promoted. Millions of Americans have, but is it worth it? Consumer Reports analyzed this billion-dollar industry.
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consumer reports, id theft, identity theft, consumer news, diana williams
  • He's accused of being a brazen imposter, stealing a dead man's identity. Now, a Brooklyn ex-con is busted and charged with all sorts of new crimes.
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crime, id theft, identity theft, investigations, sarah wallace
  • New developments in a stunning identity theft case at one of the area's largest hospitals, and why if you've been patient in the North Shore/LIJ system, you might want to check your credit.
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north shore hospital, id theft, identity theft, investigations, sarah wallace
  • 7 on your side nina pineda
  • Vacation season is here, and it can be easy to let your guard down and forget some of the precautions you take at home to protect yourself from id theft.
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id theft, identity theft, vacation, 7 on your side, nina pineda
  • A Newark Liberty Airport security supervisor pleaded not guilty to identity theft Tuesday as new details emerged about his alleged 20-year odyssey of deception, including that he may have assumed the identity of a New York man weeks before the man was murdered.
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  • A longtime security supervisor at Newark Airport was allegedly using the identity of a Queens man murdered 20 years ago.
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  • Anthony Johnson reports on a serious security breach at Newark Airport
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  • Sarah Wallace has the latest on the identity theft probe.
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identity theft, long island, eyewitness news
  • A grand jury has indicted 30-year-old Benjamin Achampong for allegedly preying on the patients that he was hired to protect.
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long island, identity theft, id theft, long island news, josh einiger
  • More victims of identity theft have come forward who all have been patients in the North Shore Hospital-LIJ Network.
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hospital, id theft, identity theft, investigations, sarah wallace
  • Eyewitness News has an exclusive investigation into a major security breach at one of the area's largest hospitals.
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long island, hospital, identity theft, id theft, investigations, sarah wallace
  • It can be frightening when someone steals your financial information, and that has helped drive sales of identify-theft protection.
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consumer reports, id theft, identity theft, consumer news, sade baderinwa
  • Toni Yates reports
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  • Liz Cho reports
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  • Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly and Queens District Attorney Richard Brown say 111 individuals have been indicted in the largest identity theft takedown in U.S. history.
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new york city, queens, credit card, fraud, identity theft, id theft, crime, new york news
  • Nina Pineda reports
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  • Many scammers steal children's IDs, which can ruin a child's financial future.
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  • iPad
  • Two men from New Jersey are accused of stealing e-mail addresses from more than 100,000 Apple iPad users.
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new jersey, identity theft, new jersey news
  • There is new information on an identity theft and bank fraud ring that targeted hundreds of victims in New York City.
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new york city, identity theft, fraud, local news
  • Carolina Leid reports
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  • Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say 53 people are charged in a widespread identity theft and fraud investigation.
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new jersey, crime, identity theft, id theft, fraud, local news, phil lipof
  • More than 7,000 CUNY students received letters saying their names and Social Security numbers had been stolen.
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new york city, identity theft, local news, jim dolan
  • Jim Dolan reports
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  • An identity theft scam victimized dozens of Staten Island residents and soldiers based at Fort Hood, Texas, investigators said Wednesday.
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new york city, identity theft, staten island, local news, joe torres
  • Officials say residents who were born in Puerto Rico will have to obtain a new certified copy of their birth certificate under a new law passed by the government of Puerto Rico.
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identity theft, local news, lucy yang
  • Authorities announced charges Tuesday against 22 people involved in an alleged identity theft ring.
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new york city, identity theft, id theft, local news
  • A Manhattan medical assistant has admitted stealing a stranger's identity and using it to get married, credit cards and tax refunds.
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new york city, identity theft, id theft, local news, phil lipof