Tag: identity theft

ASK ALMA: My co-worker stole my idea. What should I do?

ASK ALMA: My co-worker stole my idea. What should I do?

| October 7, 2017

By Alma Gill (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Dear Alma, During a team meeting at work, I came up with an idea to better assist our members and increase membership. Later while sitting in my cubicle, our boss came over and complimented my co-worker on submitting such a great idea. I was shocked, I couldn’t believe he […]

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Consumer alert from Office of the Indiana Attorney General

Consumer alert from Office of the Indiana Attorney General

| February 14, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS—The Consumer Protection Division (CPD) of the Office of the Indiana Attorney General on Feb. 10 was notified of an attempted W-2 phishing scam that targeted a central Indiana school corporation. A complainant notified the CPD that a staff member at a central Indiana school corporation received an email that appeared to be from the […]

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AARP monthly meeting to feature identity theft presentation

AARP monthly meeting to feature identity theft presentation

| March 7, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The Allen County Chapter 187 of AARP is scheduled to hold its monthly free educational presentation at 2 p.m., April 7 at the Community Foundation, 555 East Wayne Street, Fort Wayne, at the corner of Wayne and Monroe streets. Bruce Mueller from the Office of the State Attorney General’s Office is scheduled to offer […]

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Beware the Ides of March (and every day)

Beware the Ides of March (and every day)

| March 25, 2014

By Chuck Stovall Social Security Administration “Beware the Ides of March,” said the soothsayer to Caesar in William Shakespeare’s play, Julius Caesar. We at Social Security recommend you beware not only the Ides of March, but every day—and every time—you go on the Internet. Identity theft and cyber-crimes are among the fastest-growing crimes in America. […]

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Data breach at Indiana U may have exposed student SSNs

| February 26, 2014

Data breach at Indiana U may have exposed student SSNs Stephanie Wang, Indy Star 9:31 a.m. EST February 26, 2014 The names, addresses and Social ­Security numbers were those of students and ­recent graduates who attended from 2011 to 2014 across seven IU cam­puses. About 146,000 Indiana University students and graduates may have had their […]

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