theft


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the crime of taking someone else's property without consent

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Ron Williams, who leads multiagency Southern California task forces on high-tech crimes and identity theft.
Although stealing for scrap value is not new, with the record-high secondary commodity prices, incidents of theft have become more rampant.
Identity theft, according to the FBI, is one the fastest-growing crimes in America, with 10 million victims every year.
named Anne Meadows began a five-year nightmare when she got a call from an alert employee of BellSouth, who warned her that she had become a victim of identity theft.
The 31-year-old leasing consultant from Wilmington, Delaware, was 20 when she became a victim of identity theft at the hands of the person she least suspected--her cousin.
The recent ChoicePoint data breach affected thousands, but a recent study reveals that consumers are more likely to become identity theft victims via two of the most old-fashioned methods--Dumpster diving and phone fraud.
Investment theft losses that result from nonbusiness, for-profit transactions may qualify for advantageous tax treatment.
Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in America--and the cost to the victim can be much more than many can imagine.
Siegel stated that a loss attributable to theft is deductible in the year during which the taxpayer discovers the loss, and he is correct (Sec.
Identity theft is a rapidly growing crime that has reached the hallowed halls of academia.
The following "case studies" depict theft in the nursing home in some of its varied forms, as well as some methods used to stop the crimes, and the perpetrators, in their tracks.
Here, behind a chunk of bulletproof glass and a locked door, is one of two nerve centers for a gung-ho new Forest Service assault on log theft.
Responding to Customer Concerns, Motorists Joins with Identity Theft 911
In an indictment unsealed Wednesday, former Los Angeles city commissioner Leland Wong was charged with 13 counts of grand theft by embezzlement; one count of accepting a bribe; two counts of conflict of interest; one count of perjury; and three counts of filing false tax returns.