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Strong Leather Introduces RFID-Shielding Line

July 9, 2014
Strong Leather, a leather goods manufacturer since 1932, is introducing a new line of RFID shielding leather badge cases, wallets, credit card sleeves, and ID holder to hang around the neck that protect against unauthorized RF scanning of personal and departmental information.

Investigating Identity Theft and Car Rental

October 2, 2013

Loyalty rewards programs offered by certain rental car companies are designed with convenience in mind—in one case, all too convenient for a car thief. By using fake credit cards and stolen drivers' licenses, a woman in Orange County, Calif., engineered the theft of 42 rental vehicles in 2012 from a major rental car company.

Fla. Sgt.'s Killing Probe Focuses on Dead Man

July 3, 2013
Newly uncovered evidence in the investigation of the killing of a Broward Sheriff's Office sergeant in 2007 points to a suspect who died in a shootout with police a month later, authorities said.

5 Tips for Investigating Child ID Theft

January 9, 2013
Like most fraud cases, child identity theft consists of pieces of a puzzle that must be put back together to paint a picture of the thief. You'll get better results if the family is organized and tenacious about details and the officer conducts a thorough investigation.

Court Awards Ore. Agency $1M Lottery Ticket

July 12, 2012
The Medford (Ore.) Police Department won the lottery Wednesday, after an appellate court awarded the agency a $1 million scratcher illegally purchased by a woman in 2005 in an asset forfeiture case.

CHP Officer Pleads Not Guilty of Illegal Cache

April 10, 2012
A California Highway Patrol officer, charged with having a cache of illegal guns, explosives, drugs, and stolen drivers' licenses at his Anderson area home, pleaded not guilty on Monday in Shasta County Superior Court.

Sheriff Joe: Obama's Birth Certificate Is Fake

March 1, 2012
Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff Joe Arpaio said his investigators have uncovered evidence that President Obama's long-form birth certificate is a forgery.

La. Sheriff Charged with Fraud, ID Theft

February 24, 2012
The Ouachita Parish (La.) sheriff and a major in the agency have been charged with conspiracy, computer fraud, identity theft and obstruction, U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley announced.

Calif. Launches eCrime Enforcement Unit

December 15, 2011
California has created a task force to identify and prosecute identity theft, cyber crimes and other crimes involving the use of technology. The eCrime Unit will be staffed with Department of Justice attorneys and investigators.

Video: Charges Dropped Against Suspect In Parking Lot Take-Down

September 1, 2011
An attempted-murder charge has been dropped against a man Orlando Police officers said attempted to ram them with his van outside a Target store in November.

Inside An FBI Undercover Operation

June 20, 2011

The two-year investigation initially targeted corrupt employees at the DMV who sold fraudulent driver's licenses and vehicle registrations to drug dealers, terrorists, organized crime figures, and other scumbags who used aliases to enter and leave the U.S. and otherwise facilitate their criminal activity.

Sheriff Joe Arrests 17 During Sweep at Landscaping Business

November 16, 2010
Deputies with the Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff's Office arrested 17 workers at the El Mirage landscaping company during an immigration sweep that revealed 11 workers with false Social Security numbers.

ID Forgery Kit

August 24, 2010

Street gangs have become very adept at creating convincing false documents that can pass an officer's cursory inspection. Advanced computers, scanners, and color printers make detection more challenging, and traffickers often use fake birth certificates and other forgeries to obtain authentic state-issued documents. Biometric methods such as fingerprinting, retinal scans and DNA are a much more reliable way to identify suspicious people. Photos courtesy of Richard Valdemar.

False Document Mills Fuel Gang Profits

August 24, 2010
Advanced computers, scanners, and color printers make counterfeit detection much more difficult. Like good counterfeit currency, most false documents pass routine inspection and only the crude examples are detected.

FBI Agent Spent Three Years Undercover with Identity Thieves

January 30, 2009
Salesmen and parents know the technique well. It's called the takeaway, and as far as Keith Mularski is concerned, it's the reason he kept his job as administrator of online fraud site DarkMarket.

Bronx Cops Nab Four in $2M Tax Ripoff

September 12, 2008
A Bronx-based theft ring swindled the IRS for about $2 million by submitting fake tax returns based on stolen identities, police said.
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