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TIAM Saturday April 18th

Shredding, Girl Scouts, Ferguson Brewing and I Love Lucy

04/18/2015

WOODLAND HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 9:  The Anthem Blue Cross headquarters is seen after the health insurer began informing its individual policyholders of rate hikes up to 39 percent to take effect at the beginning of March, on February 9, 2010 in Woodland Hills, California. Anthem Blue Cross, which has the highest number of individual customers in California, raised rates by as much as 68 percent in 2009. Health insurance companies in California can legally raise their rates at any time by as much and as they want.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Anthem Subsidiaries Face Missouri Lawsuit Over Data Breach

A Missouri lawsuit seeking class-action status accuses three insurance agencies of failing to safeguard consumer data from hackers who recently breached health insurer Anthem Inc.’s computer networks.

04/14/2015

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Charges: Impostor Changes Name of ID Theft Victim

A Mexican man living unlawfully in the United States for decades was arrested Tuesday in an identity theft scheme so ingenious prosecutors say a court unwittingly changed the name of the U.S. citizen whose identity he assumed to his own real name.

12/09/2014

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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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