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Man charged with using ID theft, fraud to buy $300,000 in luxury cars

Man been under investigation for months.

Text message scam warning in Scott County

Deputies say people report receiving unsolicited text messages with links for undelivered packages or other links to businesses.

Pulaski County woman accused of fraud, forgery, identity theft

A Pulaski County woman has been arrested on multiple counts of fraud, forgery and identity theft.

Be aware of tax scammers as you file on Tax Day

An important reminder now, taxes are due Wednesday, July 15. It was postponed from April, because of the pandemic.

Info sought in identity theft investigation

Person of interest identity theft

Prison escapee accused of using dead cousin’s identity for 37 years

Georgia prison escapee Billy Burchfield lived under his dead cousin's name while living and working in Laurel County, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Man accused of identity theft in three counties

A two-month investigation led to the arrest of a Mayfield man in an identity theft case, according to Kentucky State Police.

Woman accused of nearly hitting officer during getaway

Lexington Police arrested a woman for wanton endangerment, after they say she nearly hit an officer with her car while trying to escape an identity theft charge.

BBB advice on protecting your students from identity theft

Classes are beginning for many students across the Bluegrass this week. Whether they are in elementary school or in college, Better Business Bureau® serving Central & Kentucky warns parents that a student can be a prime target for identity theft.

Owensboro woman arrested for identity theft

Woman arrested for identity theft to pass as legal resident.

UPDATE: Former LFUCG councilwoman pleads guilty in theft case

Former Urban County Councilwoman Sasha Love Higgins faces up to two-years in prison after admitting to cashing bogus payroll checks at the hotel she used to manage, according to Fayette Circuit Court officials.

Two arrested in identity theft case

Two people are accused of using a computer to steal $7,500 from someone in an identity theft case, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.

Kentucky attorney charged with defrauding insurance clients

The U.S. Attorney's office in Louisville says James Grant King allegedly committed aggravated identity theft and wire fraud from 2007 to this year.

TN woman sentenced to 3 years for identity theft and tax fraud conspiracy

A Kingsport, Tenn., woman, who was previously found guilty of participating in a conspiracy to commit identity theft and tax fraud, has been sentenced Thursday to three years in federal prison.

Grand jury indicts former UK basketball director on fraud charges

A former director of UK Men's Basketball is accused of defrauding athletes of more than one million dollars.

GP: Suspicious vehicle prompts secure WIFI network alert in Georgetown

A suspicious vehicle in a Georgetown neighborhood prompted police to alert the community to secure their wi-fi accounts.

Woman accused of stealing thousands from former employer

Lori Sue Hardin is accused of stealing $14,000 from her former employer.

Facebook Post Leads to Drug and ID Theft Arrests

A Facebook post by a neighboring police department led to the arrest of two men on drug and identity theft charges, according to the Boyle County Sheriff's Office.

SCAM ALERT: Identity theft scam circulating on Facebook

Officers in Richmond are warning Kentuckians against an identity theft scam making the rounds on Facebook.

ID Theft Prevention at College – Better Business Bureau 8-17

New college students may not have had the experience of protecting their identity from would-be thieves. The Better Business Bureau's Heather Clary gives Meteorologist Eric Burke some tips for parents to help protect their children.

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