October 19, 2020
Salem-News.com Identity Theft articles
Salem-News.com (Jun-03-2008 16:24)
OSU Bookstore Online Security Breach Under InvestigationSalem-News.com
OSU says their Bookstore has hired an outside agency to help with its own investigation of the security breach.
(CORVALLIS, Ore.) -
Oregon State Police say they are investigating the theft of personal information from as many as 4,700 online customers of the OSU Bookstore who used credit cards to purchase items.
Salem-News.com (Apr-24-2008 11:00)
ID Experts` Five Steps to Prevent Medical ID TheftSalem-News.com
Protect your medical records, as well as your pocketbook, against identity thieves.
(BEAVERTON, Ore.) -
Medical identity theft won't just harm your pocketbook, but could cost you your health. Unlike traditional identity theft, the consequences of medical identity go beyond the financial costs.
Salem-News.com (Feb-11-2008 17:56)
Senate Approves Legislation to Tighten Identification RequirementsSalem-News.com
Legislation will require legal presence to obtain Oregon driver’s license.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
Earlier today the Oregon Senate approved SB 1080, legislation that will help prevent identity fraud in Oregon by tightening the requirements to receive Oregon driver’s licenses and identification.
Salem-News.com (Apr-22-2007 10:54)
USDA Narrows List of Individuals Whose Private Data was ExposedSalem-News.com
The USDA will offer free credit monitoring for one year to people whose private identification information was exposed.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has narrowed to 63,000 the number of people whose private identification information was accessible to the public on a government-wide website and who will therefore be eligible to register for free credit monitoring services.
Salem-News.com (Aug-08-2006 18:54)
Oregon Attorney General and Silverton Police Chief Sponsor August Public Forum Focusing on Fighting ID TheftSalem-News.com
The forum featuring Oregon's top law enforcement officer and an expert who recently completed 6 months training police in Iraq, it should offer valuable insight geared toward ending a huge worldwide problem.
Silverton Chief of Police Rick Lewis and Attorney General Hardy Myers want Silverton area residents to know how to protect themselves and their families from the fastest growing crime in the world: Identity Theft.
Salem-News.com (Aug-03-2006 23:33)
Businesses And Governmental Agencies Contribute to The Identity Theft ProblemBy: Salem Police Detective Paul Henninger
A few facts you may not know about identity theft.
Most people think of an identity thief as an unemployed drug-crazed “Methhead” who steals your personal information from your home, car, mail, garbage or computer. This statement is only partially true.
Salem-News.com (Jun-29-2006 12:09)
Stolen Laptop With Veteran`s Personal Data RecoveredSalem-News.com
A fishy story at best according to many veterans, government sources say the employee who facilitated the alleged thefts by taking the millions of documents home, did not lose his job over it.
(WASHINGTON D.C.) -
The stolen laptop computer that held personal data on more than 26.5 million veterans and active-duty, National Guard and reserve members has been found, Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary James Nicholson announced Thursday.
Salem-News.com (Jun-16-2006 23:23)
Governor Pledges `Every Possible Action` to Minimize Records LossSalem-News.com
Kulongoski says he will work to protect consumers from ID fraud, and hold criminals accountable.
In response to the recent attack on state taxpayers` records by a `Trojan horse` virus, Governor Ted Kulongoski issued the following statement Tuesday:
Salem-News.com (Feb-13-2006 21:38)
Oregon Attorney General Releases Top-10 Consumer Complaint List
(Salem) - Attorney General Hardy Myers has announced his annual Top 10 Consumer Complaint List and three new website features to help keep Oregonians apprised of the latest scams. The complaint list doubles as an educational tool and a checklist, for the AG's office. `With another year of consumer challenges behind us, it is always good to look back at who caused the most problems for consumers and what did we learn from those complaints,` Myers explained.Read Full Article