Identity theft

Wawa
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Mike Dougherty
December 27, 2019 - 7:58 am
Wawa is being hit with legal action after after its recent data breach. Read more here.
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Close up of hands typing on laptop.
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Paul Kurtz
December 09, 2019 - 4:30 am
As holiday shopping ramps up, so do the number of cyberscams that rob people of their money and identity. Law enforcement and the Wolf administration are offering some tips on how to avoid being ripped off. Read more here.
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Equifax
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Molly Daly
July 22, 2019 - 12:38 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has secured a $600 million settlement with Equifax , the credit reporting agency whose massive 2017 data breach exposed the personal information of millions of Americans. Shapiro, who led an investigation that included 49...
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Attorney Michael Avenatti leaves a courthouse in New York, Tuesday, May 28, 2019, after pleading not guilty to charges that he defrauded his most famous client, porn star Stormy Daniels.
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May 28, 2019 - 3:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The pugilistic and embattled attorney Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty Tuesday to defrauding his most famous client, porn star Stormy Daniels, and seized the spotlight to toss a barb at President Donald Trump. Avenatti barely spoke during his 10-minute appearance before a federal...
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Scott Bahner
Bucks County District Attorney’s Office
Steve Tawa
May 03, 2019 - 4:47 pm
BRISTOL TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A former rescue squad chief has been accused of abusing his position in Bristol Township to steal thousands of dollars in ambulance company funds. Former Bucks County Rescue Squad Chief Scott Bahner is accused of stealing more than $157,000 in ambulance funds...
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pa voter database
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Ian Bush
October 16, 2018 - 1:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Voter records are generally considered public information. But that doesn't mean states permit that personal data to be splashed online. Pennsylvania's database is posted to a website that's a favorite of hackers. Names, addresses, birthdays, and phone numbers are...
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Freezing credit doesn't mean putting a credit card on ice. Instead, it means taking action to restrict who can see your credit file.
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Lynne Adkins
October 02, 2018 - 8:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Your 10-year-old certainly isn't going to be buying a house anytime soon, but he or she may have a bank account, making the possibility of identity theft a real risk. Identity theft is a danger at any age, noted Paul Pocalyko, a partner at HKA, a global financial...
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