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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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Police to women: Don't leave your purse in your car

Police in Howard County are investigating four smash and grab robberies that occurred as women dropped their children at day care centers or went to the gym.

Thursday - 10/17/2013, 01:58pm EDT

Tags: Howard County Police Department, smash and grab, purse thefts, Colleen Kelleher

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