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Transportation officials warn of E-ZPass scams

A new phishing scam is targeting E-ZPass users along the East Coast, including drivers who live in Maryland and Virginia.

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 12:21pm EDT

Tags: E-ZPass, Scam, Ari Ashe

After Target: Major data breach at retailer Michaels

Michaels Stores Inc., the largest arts-and-crafts chain in the nation, says the personal information of some 3 million customers may have been stolen between June 26, 2013 and Feb. 27, 2014.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 07:52am EDT

Tags: Michaels,

States with income taxes 'clobbered' by tax identity theft

Tax identity theft happens when crooks get your personal information and get a refund sent to them instead of you.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 07:06pm EDT

Tags: Herb Weisbaum, taxes, identity fraud,

Beltway Poll: Area reacts to security breaches

In the past few months, millions of people had personal and financial information stolen because of security lapses at retailers and universities.

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 10:18am EDT

Tags: wtop beltway poll, security breach, Target, Dick Uliano, edward snowden

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Credit monitoring for University of Md. students starts Tuesday

After a data breach that exposed thousands of students and faculty, the University of Maryland is offering affected individuals credit monitoring services.

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 06:32am EST

Tags: University of Maryland, data breach, credit monitoring, Jamie Forzato

Hampton man sentenced for ID theft

Friday - 02/21/2014, 08:08am EST

Tags: hampton,

Choir 's IDs, credit cards stolen while performing charity concert

It was supposed to be a positive night, meant to raising money for the homeless charity Thrive D.C., but as a area choir performed its Christmas concert, someone was stealing from the singers.

Thursday - 12/19/2013, 09:50am EST

Tags: Thomas Circle Singers, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Thrive D.C., charity, theft, police, Megan Cloherty, homeless, Christmas

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