A Camp Douglas man is facing identity theft charges after he allegedly used a California woman’s Social Security number to gain employment, risking her housing assistance.
A 31-year-old Madison woman was bilked out of $8,000 by a scammer who claimed to be from the FBI.
A UW-Madison graduate student was scammed out of $15,000 Thursday by scammers who kept her on the phone for five hours while she bought gift cards to take care of her "problem."
When I purchased a fishing license on vacation in St. Germain, the fellow at the bait shop asked for both my driver's license and my Social Security number. He didn't know why the SSN was needed but it was the rule: No SSN, no fishing license. Why? Turns out it's supposedly used to keep child-support scofflaws from obtaining hunting and fishing licenses.
Income tax season is upon us, and that means identity thieves are just as interested in your returns as you are.
"On a scale of one to 10, this is a 10 in terms of potential identity theft," said Gartner security analyst Avivah Litan. "Credit bureaus keep so much data about us that affects almost everything we do."
Politicians who pass laws rigging the maps so only they can win are perpetrating the true voter fraud.
The Wisconsin Elections Commission will wait to respond to a federal request for information about the state's voters until a judge rules on a case challenging the legality of the request, WEC chairman Michael Haas said Monday.
Because of the recent request for voter data by the Presidential Commission on Election Integrity, voters are concerned about the release of t…
The university discovered the database was hacked last month, and informed all 1,213 former Law School applicants that were affected by the attack Tuesday.
Charles S. Tamaski, 61, 402 W. College Ave., Ladysmith is charged in Chippewa County Court with identity theft-financial gain on July 30 and again on Aug. 26 in the town of Lake Holcombe, and two counts of issuing worthless checks from July 1 to Aug. 29.
Expecting a state income tax refund? A quiz might be necessary to verify identification.
The Madison city clerk changes procedures after Social Security numbers were published online.
A security breach on a city of Madison website that exposed 50 Social Security numbers for as long as five years has led the Madison City Clerk's Office to tell everybody who fills out an application there that too much information is not always a good thing.
Madison’s city clerk’s office has been investigating a security breach in which 50 individuals’ Social Security numbers and dates of birth wer…
Nearly 111,000 social security numbers or federal employer ID numbers for people who sold property in 2011 were mistakenly included in a real estate report that was posted online and publicly available for more than three months, the state Department of Revenue said Tuesday.
Hackers broke into university computer systems where they had access to personal information, including Social Security numbers, of about 60,000 mostly former students, faculty and staff members. University officials said no information has been used in an unauthorized way.