identity theft

Another View: I just wanted to be alone, lock the door, turn out the light

It’s been a long time since June 6, the day our son Jeffrey died. But the time just slipped away from us; we’d spent most of it in a mental fog of protection, I guess. ...

Another View: At that instant, my entire world changed

Hopefully, you’ll recognize the name. I’ve written several stories for the Auburn Journal. It was pure pleasure for me during those months. My favorite part was checkin ...

Reader Input: Applegate post office fails in its duty

The U.S. Post Office in Applegate is making my life miserable. It started in April of this year. My family mail is not being delivered. Someone else or the post office is keeping m ...

Reader Input: How I passed Nigerian scams 101

It sounded too good to be true. There existed a vast sum of money waiting for me. All that was required was to send money to the sender of the email in only one installment in or ...

Man arrested in Auburn claims ID theft has him wrongly facing charges

Who is the real Peter Cassidy? The Placer County District Attorney’s Office believes he’s the man who appeared in the courtroom Thursday facing charges of possession o ...

IRS, tax professionals watch for tax scams

Tax season is back, and with it a heightened susceptibility to scams and fraud. The Internal Revenue Service released its annual “Dirty Dozen” last month, a list of th ...

Pair arrested in burglary, identity theft spree

Auburn, CA - Two suspects have been arrested on burglary and identity theft charges in connection with a string of home and vehicle break-ins over the past several weeks. In a join ...

Act fast to protect identity

This letter is in regard to Thomas Mann’s letter dated Feb. 1. Since you feel that your Social Security number may have been compromised, here are the numbers for Equifax (1- ...

Prison for Auburn man busted in long-term identity theft scam

An Auburn man who had passed himself off as a Florida man in an 18-year identity-theft marathon discovered by authorities earlier this year has been sent to state prison. But the c ...

Alleged identity thieves facing multiple felony charges

Two Sacramento residents are out of custody on bail after allegedly stealing the identities of 20 Placer and Sacramento counties residents. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office ar ...