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Identity Theft in Kentucky

Kentucky MapIn Kentucky, identity theft happens at a rate of 48.4 victims for every 100,000 individuals. For the 2,000 Kentuckians in a typical year who experience identity theft, the effects can be significant. Complications of Identity theft can result in an inability to obtain credit for home mortgages or automobile purchases, false imprisonment, and many other costly, time-consuming problems.

What can people in Kentucky do to avoid identity theft? Protecting their personal data is usually the best approach. Wise habits include not carrying social security cards or other documents with the number given; not providing their social security number when because a business requests it without first verifying how their information will be used and protected; checking annual credit reports ; protecting computers using anti-virus software, and using complex passwords on Internet accounts; and not giving personal details over the phone unless the call is initiated by the individual (for example. a credit cardholder would call the customer service number on the back of her card, rather than respond to a phone call that probably came from a scammer).

In addition, many Identity Theft Protection services are available in Kentucky that offer around-the-clock monitoring of personal information (e.g. bank accounts, credit inquiries, etc.) and rapid response when any suspicious activity is detected.

How do criminals use stolen identity in Kentucky? They can use personal data - a social security number, a name, an address, and so on - to obtain medical care; to open up new credit card accounts; to file a false tax return and steal the refund, without the taxpayer finding out until he tries to file his own return later in the year. It seems that new ways for criminals to steal identifying details and use it for their benefit are constantly emerging, but Kentuckians can protect themselves from identity theft with protection services and wise decisions with respect to their personal information.

 

Sheriff: Woman used her own waste in attempt to avoid arrest

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -- Police say a Kentucky woman relieved herself ... Peters is facing several charges including identity theft, resisting arrest and assault.

Published:  Sun, 16 Sep 2018 07:03:00 GMT



Kentucky woman 'released bowels' on cop to avoid arrest

For one Kentucky woman, cutting the crap wasn't an option ... giving an officer false identifying information, identity theft of another without consent and theft by unlawful taking/disposition of $10 ...

Published:  Sun, 16 Sep 2018 09:35:00 GMT



Kentucky woman 'defecated' on deputy to resist arrest, cops say

Online records showed Peters was charged with resisting arrest, third-degree assault of an officer, identity theft of another without consent, giving an officer false identifying information and theft ...

Published:  Sun, 16 Sep 2018 15:28:00 GMT



Kentucky woman used her bowels to resist deputy, police say. He got "śwaste' on his face.

Amanda Rochelle Peters, 26, of Livingston is currently in the Madison County Detention Center on identity theft, giving officers false information, resisting arrest and assault charges. According to a...

Published:  Sun, 16 Sep 2018 13:06:00 GMT



Protecting against ID theft on campus

One of them is identity theft. The Better Business Bureau has put together some ... WSIL -- Bert and Ernie are still just roommates. WSIL -- McCracken County, KY Chief Deputy Mike Turnbow confirms to ...

Published:  Tue, 18 Sep 2018 02:23:00 GMT



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