In one of the largest criminal immigration investigations and the largest criminal immigration seizure case ever, nine individuals who owned and operated 7-Eleven franchises in New York and Virginia were charged last week with wire fraud conspiracy, identity theft and running a “modern day plantation system” that forced undocumented workers to work without pay and live in unregulated boarding houses.
Published: June 24, 2013
Tags: identity theft
An identity theft victim could not sue his bank for negligence based on the alleged breach of a duty recognized under federal privacy law governing financial institutions, the Georgia Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.
A how-to guide has been published by the Federal Trade Commission to help businesses comply with rules requiring a written policy and procedures to prevent and respond to identity theft.
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.