Tough voting laws useless in identity theft case UPDATE

Tough voting laws useless in identity theft case UPDATE
Federal prosecutors say he took another man's identity to get food stamps and Medicaid, obtain a U.S. passport and driver's license, and register to vote. While Perez-Rivera did not have to prove his citizenship to vote because he registered in 1999 …
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How To Renounce Your US Citizenship And Become Stateless
They are also working to help me update my immigration records to reflect that status as well. … Most people would apply for Paraguayan residency (and therefore a cedula first) and then even get a Paraguayan passport before renouncing. It seems you …
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Harrington Park lawyer arrested, accused in $1 million theft scheme

Harrington Park lawyer arrested, accused in million theft scheme
He said his office anticipates filing additional charges. The judge told Capazzi that should he post bail he will be subject to GPS monitoring and must surrender his U.S. passport and have no contact with the victims. She said a hearing will be held on …
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William and Kate Fear Prince George Is Being Stalked by Paparazzi,
Jeffrey Heinzen, for example, is the director of the Office for Marriage and Family Life in La Crosse, Wisconsin; his wife Alice is the natural-family-planning coordinator for the diocese there. Steve and …. While the State Department didn't decline …
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Missing passport feared stolen, used for identity theft

Missing passport feared stolen, used for identity theft
Danha had sent his wife and daughter's Zimbabwean passports to Harare to be renewed because they were planning a return visit this summer. But soon after, he got a letter from Citizenship and Immigration Canada inviting the … Danha requested the …
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Are Credit Monitoring Services Worth It?
Fraud alerts last 90 days, and you can renew them as often as you like (a recurring calendar entry can help with this task); consumers who can demonstrate that they are victims or are likely to be victims of identity theft can apply for a long-term …
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Five air-safety lessons from MH370's mysterious disappearance
The SMH report said while it takes time to identify and analyse an image taken from space, China and the US are not inclined to share secrets as air defences and space-based surveillance hardware are some of the most sensitive military information …
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Barclays under fire over theft of customer records

Barclays under fire over theft of customer records
The files, containing details of 2,000 individuals, including their names, addresses, phone numbers, passport numbers, mortgages and levels of savings, were allegedly sold for use in boiler-room scams, in which vulnerable savers are snared into …
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Help your helper to avoid financial misery
I remember getting flak from friends when a Hong Kong newbie asked about hiring a domestic helper. I advised, when interviewing candidates, to ask: do you have your passport? And ask to see it. If the answer is no, … Many from the Philippines or …
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Editorial: TSA agent spills all on airport security
But Harrington, a former Transportation Security Administration officer, in his own way has done almost as much damage to TSA's image as the notorious leaker did to the National Security Agency's. Like Snowden, Harrington had misgivings about … in a …
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Palisades Park ringleader in massive Asian ID theft ring sentenced

Palisades Park ringleader in massive Asian ID theft ring sentenced
Park, 48, topped the government's organizational chart of thieves and accomplices who bilked banks and other financial establishments using the stolen identities of Asian immigrants who worked in Guam and other American territories. The crew got Social …
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Senate passes 'REAL Hope'
The Washington State Senate passed a measure allowing children of undocumented immigrants to receive state college financial aid through the federal government, according to legislature passed by the Senate on Friday, Jan. 31. The Senate proposed to …
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Might I be a victim of identity theft?

Might I be a victim of identity theft?
… silent crime and fraudsters are cunning about covering their tracks. How prevalent is it? Speaking about a top level overview of fraud figures released on Tuesday this week, Richard Hurley of the UK Fraud Prevention Service, CIFAS, says of all …
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Parting after passport pain
BLS International, the agency recruited by India to process applications for visas in the US and 18 other countries, has lost at least 45 passports of Indian and foreign nationals since July 1, 2013, a review by the external affairs ministry has revealed.
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After failing to get justice, Rabiya Khan seeks US help to aid Jiah's death probe
Rabiya, a British passport holder, stated that she has received a letter to this effect. Jiah Khan was found dead at her Juhu home on June 3 last year. Rabiya's lawyer Dinesh Tiwari said the US can assist … It further stated that, the FBI's National …
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Yahoo Doesn't Fear Identity Theft In Its Plan To Release Inactive IDs To Public

Yahoo Doesn't Fear Identity Theft In Its Plan To Release Inactive IDs To Public
But criticism of the plan comes at a time when fears over the security of personal information on the Internet have been heightened by revelations of massive U.S. government snooping and international online crime. Yahoo stressed that it has put in …
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Government could use metadata to map your every move
Metadata with GPS locations, for example, can trace a teenage girl to an abortion clinic or a patient to a psychiatrist's office, said Karen Reilly, the development director for The Tor Project, a U.S.-based nonprofit that produces technology to …
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