Tag Archives: identity theft

In The News: Angry Unemployment Emails, Crist Supports Embargo Lift, ID Thieves on Prowl, Parents Against FCAT

By on February 10th, 2014 | Last updated: February 10, 2014 at 10:13 am

Email Insights: Long-term unemployment numbers doesn’t look good for Rick Scott – As Florida’s long-term unemployment population is the largest in the country, Gov. Rick Scott is receiving flack from the Florida Democratic Party. The party believes Scott isn’t focused [...]

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New Bill Could Protect Florida Children From Identity Theft

By on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 2:22 pm

The Keeping IDs Safe Act could help protect Florida children from identity thieves by allowing parents to freeze children’s credit records.

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Elderly fall victim to Medicare scam, identity theft

By on April 18th, 2013 | Last updated: April 18, 2013 at 4:37 pm

Senior citizens are falling victim to a new Medicare scam that leads to identity theft.

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UF notifies more than 14,000 patients of possible identity theft

By and on April 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 10, 2013 at 12:49 pm

The Office of the State Attorney has released the names of the Shands employees arrested in connection to compromising more than 14,o00 confidential UF&Shands patient profiles.

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In the News: Mindy McCready’s death, tax identity fraud, Everglades water project, Gainesville biomass

By on February 18th, 2013 | Last updated: February 18, 2013 at 1:38 pm

Embattled country star Mindy McCready dead at 37 of apparent suicide – On Sunday afternoon, the country singer Mindy McCready, 37, was found dead on her Arkansas home front porch. The authorities said she died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. [...]

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Study finds 2.5 million deceased people have identities stolen every year

By on April 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:26 am

If identity fraud wasn’t bad enough, try having to deal with it when it happens to a dead relative. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Katiana Krawchenko reports, a new study by a California-based fraud prevention company, ID Analytics, reveals this happens every [...]

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