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How Identity Thieves Get Away Free and Clearnew

Police and prosecutors can't seem to catch up to the growing number of identity theft crimes each year. The Houston Police Department alone receives about 1,400 identity theft complaints each month, and usually, those result in about 25 arrests. Not 25 percent. Twenty-five arrests. Meanwhile, the victims are often forgotten, left to deal with cleaning up the mess on their own.
Houston Press  |  Paul Knight  |  06-30-2009  |  Crime & Justice

Cookie Caper: Secure Browsing Flaw Reveals a Nasty Exploitnew

I was crushed to see the Cookie Monster has been dabbling in "grey hat" SSL exploit hacking. The gleefully delusional crumb muncher is the mascot of a new cookie-snatching hack that can collect your login info on Gmail, Netflix, or even your bank. Well, he's not real, but the danger is.
Charleston City Paper  |  Joshua Curry  |  09-03-2008  |  Tech

A Career Con Man Brings His Talents to Cleveland's Art Worldnew

Isaac Coleman Jr. had been committing fraud for two decades before he moved to Bratenahl and reinvented himself.
Cleveland Scene  |  Lisa Rab  |  05-09-2008  |  Crime & Justice

Ask a Mexican!new

Special Dia de los Impuestos edition.
OC Weekly  |  Gustavo Arellano  |  04-15-2008  |  Comedy

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