online banking fraud

4 Things Identity Thieves Don't Want You To Know

More than 11.6 million people in the U.S. reported having their identity stolen in 2011, 13 percent more than in 2010, and those numbers are likely to rise further. But you can avoid being a victim: Here are four things identity thieves don't want you to know.

U.S., U.K. Authorities Go After Alleged Cybercrime Operation

Authorities in the U.S. and U.K. charged or arrested more than 100 people in relation to an alleged multi-million dollar cyber scam to steal bank account information and pilfer people%u2019s money. Between May 2009 and last month, at least $3 million was taken from U.S. accounts, U.S prosecutors said, according to the Wall Street Journal.