Tag: Identity Theft

Is That the SSA Calling You?

By on November 2, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Is That the SSA Calling You?

A recent nationwide phone scam is using the reputation of the Social Security Administration to try to bait people into giving out personal information.

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IRS Employee Pleads Guilty to Identity Theft of Taxpayers

By on August 9, 2018 in Agency News
IRS Employee Pleads Guilty to Identity Theft of Taxpayers

An Atlanta IRS employee has pleaded guilty for her role in a stolen identity refund fraud scheme.

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Woman Guilty of Exploiting Federal Employee Data from OPM Breaches

By on June 20, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Woman Guilty of Exploiting Federal Employee Data from OPM Breaches

A Maryland woman has pleaded guilty to exploiting personal data of current and former federal employees stolen in the OPM data breaches.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Free Lifetime ID Theft Protection for OPM Data Breaches

By on May 15, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Free Lifetime ID Theft Protection for OPM Data Breaches

Legislation that would provide free lifetime identity theft protection to victims of OPM’s data breaches has been reintroduced in the House.

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Postal Worker Sentenced to Prison for Identity Theft Tax Refund Scheme

By on December 21, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

A Postal worker has been sentenced to over 8 years in prison for his role in a stolen identity fraud scheme.

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New Law Aims to Prevent Social Security Identity Theft

By on September 19, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
New Law Aims to Prevent Social Security Identity Theft

A bill restricting how federal agencies can mail documents containing Social Security numbers has become law.

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Postal Service Mail Carrier Convicted in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Scheme

By on September 11, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Postal Service Mail Carrier Convicted in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Scheme

A Georgia letter carrier has been convicted for his role in a stolen identity tax refund scheme totaling over $2.5 million in fraudulent refund checks.

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Bill Aims to Limit Agencies From Mailing Visible Social Security Numbers

By on September 7, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Bill Aims to Limit Agencies From Mailing Visible Social Security Numbers

Congress has passed legislation that would restrict the publication of Social Security numbers on federal documents that are sent through the mail.

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IRS Employee Indicted for Stealing Taxpayer IDs and Filing Fraudulent Returns

By on April 26, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
IRS Employee Indicted for Stealing Taxpayer IDs and Filing Fraudulent Returns

An IRS employee has been indicted for wire fraud and identity theft of taxpayers’ personal information.

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Postal Service Letter Carrier Convicted of Access Device Fraud and Identity Theft

By on March 18, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Postal Service Letter Carrier Convicted of Access Device Fraud and Identity Theft

A Postal Service letter carrier has been convicted of identity theft and access device fraud.

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