A defendant who allegedly forged his employer’s business check could be convicted of identity theft, the Washington Supreme Court has ruled in affirming judgment.
The Washington Supreme Court decided yesterday that the state’s identity theft law criminalizes the theft of a corporation’s identity, just like it does the theft of an individual’s identity.
A credit card customer was not required to show that she was the victim of identity theft in order recover damages for a retailer’s violation of a state law prohibiting the disclosure of personal information on transaction forms, Massachusetts’ highest court has ruled.
WASHINGTON – The Federal Trade Commission has issued an interim final rule narrowing the breadth of those covered under the anti-identity theft “red flags” rule.
Published: December 17, 2012
Tags: identity theft
Defendants who allegedly stole a corporation’s identity to perpetrate fraud could not be convicted of identity theft under federal law, the 4th Circuit has ruled in reversing judgment.
A lawyer in Georgia who had already been disbarred for inventing hearing dates in a custody case is in more hot water.
An employer isn’t liable under federal computer fraud law for taking control of an executive’s LinkedIn account following her termination, a U.S. District Court in Pennsylvania has ruled in granting summary judgment.
Plaintiffs sufficiently linked a data breach suffered by their healthcare services company to the theft of their identities to proceed with a claim for negligence, the 11th Circuit has ruled in reversing a dismissal.
Published: May 22, 2012
Tags: identity theft
A Mexican woman stands convicted in the U.S. of aggravated identity theft, but contends there is a loophole in the federal statute that should allow her to get out of prison. Yesterday, the 11th Circuit dashed her hopes of freedom.
Patients could not sue a hospital for the theft of their personal information without showing that the information was actually used or viewed in an unlawful manner, the Oregon Supreme Court has ruled in affirming a dismissal.