Identity Theft News

Newark Man Among Nine Charged With Using Stolen Identities to Purchase Vehicles

Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced that nine individuals have been charged with conspiring to use stolen identities to obtain New Jersey digital driver’s licenses which they used to fraudulently purchase and finance motor vehicles and watercrafts worth more than $1.3 million at dealerships in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts.

South Bound Brook Resident Charged with Identity Theft

SOUTH BOUND BROOK, N.J. – Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, South Bound Brook Chief of Police Jeffrey Titus, and Bound Brook Chief of Police Vito Bet announced the arrest of Sherman Martin, 26 of Swing Bridge Lane, South Bound Brook.

16 Arrested in Fraud, Identity Theft Scam in Monmouth County

FREEHOLD – A two-year operation focusing on eradicating fraud and identity theft has resulted in the arrest of 16 individuals during “Operation Plastic Army.” The operation, running from November 2017 to January 2019, resulted in the dismantling of a crime enterprise that defrauded more than a dozen financial institutions. Among those arrested in the sweep was tennis instructor Terry Kuo, also known as “Victor Lee,” or “Young Sheng Tang,” who was charged with 15 counts, including Conspiracy, Theft by Deception, Insurance Fraud and Forgery, announced Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

NJ Residents, Do You Recognize This Woman?

Police is Toms River are asking for the public's help in identifying this woman caught on surveillance after fraudulently withdrawing over $8,000 from various TD Bank branches using a stolen debit card.

Seven Charged in Identity Theft, Credit Card Fraud Ring

Seven people have been arrested and charged with being responsible for numerous instances of identity theft and credit card fraud that together generated more than half a million dollars in illegally obtained cash and merchandise from retailers across Central and Northern New Jersey during recent months, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park and Westfield Police Chief David Wayman jointly announced Friday.