identity theft http://kuow.org en Holiday Shoppers May Hit Snags As Banks Try To Curb Fraud http://kuow.org/post/holiday-shoppers-may-hit-snags-banks-try-curb-fraud <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/12/121613JR_StoreLimit_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>An unprecedented rash of credit card fraud in one corner of the Northwest is forcing banks to put limits on card purchases – just in time for the busiest shopping season of the year.<p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:48:55 +0000 Jessica Robinson 25615 at http://kuow.org Holiday Shoppers May Hit Snags As Banks Try To Curb Fraud Notorious Arsonist Facing More Prison Time For Identity Theft http://kuow.org/post/notorious-arsonist-facing-more-prison-time-identity-theft <p>Detectives stopped convicted arsonist Martin Pang just days before he was staged to steal nearly $20 million from firefighters, police officers and witnesses involved in&nbsp;a decades-old arson case. Pang is currently serving a prison sentence for the notorious 1995 warehouse&nbsp;blaze that killed four Seattle firefighters. Now, he could be facing more prison time for identity theft.</p><p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 20:41:56 +0000 Meghan Walker 15617 at http://kuow.org Identity Theft: Protection In The Age Of Information http://kuow.org/post/identity-theft-protection-age-information <p></p><p>The Federal Trade Commission reports that in 2011, there were 4,853 complaints of identity theft filed in Washington state. Some of the victims included elderly citizens, medical patients, and even foster children. And the FTC complaints don’t include online data theft. Tue, 22 Jan 2013 20:20:00 +0000 Ross Reynolds 6955 at http://kuow.org Identity Theft: Protection In The Age Of Information