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Illinois Woman Gets Mailed a Snake She Didn’t Order

Granite City police say a woman has received a baby python in the mail that someone purchased with her credit card number.

10/15/2014

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Tax Refund Scam Has Cost Taxpayers Billions for Years

It was too easy to resist, says one convicted fraud artist. All he needed was a computer and an easily obtained list of stolen social security numbers to steal millions from the IRS.

09/19/2014

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Local Man Sentenced on Identity Theft Charges

Deandrea Robinson, 38, of St. Peters, was sentenced to 24 months in prison and ordered to pay $50,000 restitution for his theft of a parcel of real estate from an area woman, which he used to borrow $50,000.

09/11/2014

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Missouri Women Plead Guilty to Identity Theft

Two southwest Missouri women have admitted using stolen identities to obtain credit cards on which they spent nearly $61,000.

08/07/2014

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Schnucks Could Pay Up to $500,000 in Data Breach Settlement

Schnucks customers who joined a class action lawsuit after their credit and debit cards were breached, will soon be able to seek compensation.

07/11/2014

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Local Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Fraud Charges

The owner and operator of a St. Louis County tax preparation service pleaded guilty to filing false returns and stealing the identities of taxpayers.

07/07/2014

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Real Estate Scammer Headed To Prison

Prosecutors say Deandrea Robinson of St. Peters stole a woman’s identity, which led to foreclosure proceedings against her

06/13/2014

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Former Valley Park Mayor in Court for Identity Theft

Former Valley Park Mayor Nathan Grellner is due in court this morning to plead guilty to stealing his estranged wife’s identity to obtain a credit card.

05/30/2014

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Charlie Brennan – Thursday, May 1st – Ill. Att’y General Lisa Madigan; Ryan Williams; Chief Jason Null

Charlie with Ill. Att’y General Lisa Madigan; with Actor Ryan Williams; and with Chief Jason Null, U.S. Navy, in St. Louis this week for 2014 Navy Week.

05/01/2014

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Sally Beauty Stores Widens Security Breach Probe

Company says early estimate of fewer than 25,000 affected may have been too low.

03/29/2014

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