Saturday, November 24, 2012
The advice from IDentity Theft 911 includes using low-limit credit cards and making sure you spell URLs correctly.
With Cyber Monday just around the corner—and with more people doing their holiday shopping online than ever before—here are some tips from IDentity Theft 911 (www.idt911.com) on ways consumers can protect themselves against online scams and identity theft while shopping. Top tips include:
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Inver Grove Heights Police arrested two men for allegedly using fake credit cards and identification to purchase goods at stores in Burnsville and West St. Paul.
Inver Grove Heights Police arrested two men for allegedly using fake credit cards and identification to purchase goods at stores in Burnsville and West St. Paul. Two men face felony charges after one of them accidentally kicked open a box full of fake credit cards while being questioned by police. Officers with the Inver Grove Heights Police Department arrested Luis Angel Rivas-Larrazabal, 34, and 39-year-old Horacio Mesa Machado after an incident on Wednesday. It is unclear where the men truly reside: Both were allegedly carrying multiple state IDs. Rivas-Larrazabal initially gave officers a driver's license issued by the state of Nevada. However, the man also carried a North Carolina driver's license with another name. Likewise, Machado …
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Inver Grove Heights Police were kept busy with a variety of calls from Dec. 9-16.
DEC. 9 11:01 p.m.—Police responded to a reported domestic situation in the 6300 block of Carleda Way. DEC. 10 12:51 a.m.—Police responded to a reported disturbance at the intersection on Concord Boulevard and 78th Street East. 9:40 a.m.—Police responded to a report of suspicious circumstances in the 1100 block of 102nd St. W. 10:37 a.m.—Police responded to a report of harassment in the 6400 block of Cahill Ave. E. 12:30 p.m.—Police responded to a reported theft from a vehicle in the 1300 block of Mendota Rd. 8:53 p.m.—Police responded to a report of property damage in the 6600 block of River Rd. E. DEC. 11 12:49 p.m.—Police responded to a reported domestic disturbance in the 7100 block of Claude Ave. 4 p.m.—Police responded to a …