identity theft

Jean Eljwaidi
photo: Nevada Attorney General's Office

Prison For Scammer Who Stole A U.S. Attorney’s Identity

A Las Vegas man accused of stealing the identity of an Assistant U.S. Attorney and using it to perpetuate a scam has been ordered to prison.



Las Vegas Sands Customer Info Hacked

Las Vegas Sands customers have personal info hacked


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Accused Cyber Thief In Court

A Ukrainian appears in federal court in a worldwide identity theft scheme.


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Vegas Man Sought In Fraud Ring

Three indicted here in massive check fraud, identity theft, and tax fraud operation


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Loan Officer Guilty Of Wire Fraud, Theft

Following a six-day jury trial, Nicholas Lindsey was convicted of nine counts of wire fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme


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Las Vegas Identity Theft And Trafficking Ring Lead To Arrest

Nineteen people were arrested inNevada and eight other states in a Las Vegas-based identity theft and trafficking ring that a federal prosecutor characterized as a sophisticated racketeering organization involving 50 people nationwide.



Chicago Man Once Thought Dead Arrested In Vegas

An attorney for a former Chicago commodities broker found working as a bookie in Las Vegas after being declared legally dead in 1986 says his client is being offered a plea deal that could allow him to avoid jail.



PIN Pad Tampering at Local Stores

Three Las Vegas Michaels stores have been affected by a PIN pad tampering incident.


"Player's Club" Security Warning

Gaming regulators and security analysts say the popular “player’s club” cards represent a growing number of fraud cases.


How To Protect Your Identity Online

  Representatives of local and state law enforcement agencies are gathering for a two day summit on the latest identity theft scams and prevention methods. The conference is sponsored by Lifelock in co-operation with the […]