Tags identity theft
Russian charged with stealing $1.5 million in hacks on U.S. tax preparers
The man behind the handle "Kusok" and others allegedly exploited a vulnerability in a remote access program to steal personal information and use it to file for bogus tax refunds.
U.S. jury finds two Romanians guilty of stealing credit card info, infecting 400,000 computers
The two men also allegedly stole millions of dollars through online auction fraud.
Passport numbers stolen from Marriott provide scammers with another ID theft tool
It's another piece of data that can be used to sell "fullz," or full stolen profiles used to commit identity theft.
DOJ regrets the error on OPM-linked fraud case
DOJ as apologized for confusion over its announcement last month that a fraudster used information stolen in the infamous 2015 OPM data breach.
Lawmakers demand answers in wake of strange OPM identity fraud lawsuit
Virginia lawmakers are especially interested in learning how the defendants acquired the data.
FBI announces arrest of 74 email fraudsters on three continents
The FBI on Monday announced the arrest of 74 people across three continents for hijacking bank transfers using email fraud.