Murrieta police arrest 2 following reported identity theft in Irvine

Murrieta police arrest 2 following reported identity theft in Irvine

Murrieta police arrested two women Thursday, Nov. 16 after an Irvine woman reported that her information was being used to open bank accounts, credit cards and purchases in Murrieta. Jaquelyn Gutierrez, 24, and her acquaintance Lauren Danae Colyott, 34, were both contacted at the Southwest Justice Center and arrested. Gutierrez was arrested on suspicion of […]

MENIFEE: Anonymous tip leads to arrest of 58-year-old Menifee resident

MENIFEE: Anonymous tip leads to arrest of 58-year-old Menifee resident

MENIFEE – Following an “anonymous report of illegal activity,” sheriff’s officials conducted an investigation and arrested a Menifee resident Thursday, March 16. The woman was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle, theft of mail and other charges, according to Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant Robert Strasburg. The investigation began about 6 p.m. when after officials received the […]

The Tax Lady discusses tax identity theft

Karyn Vaughn, E.A. Special to Valley News In the electronic age, people are all accustomed to being on alert for signs of identity theft which impacts their credit, but do they know what to do if they are the victim of identity theft relating to their taxes? Bad guys are increasingly using stolen Social Security […]

Temecula police seek help in identity theft case

Temecula police seek help in identity theft case

TEMECULA – Temecula police sought the public’s help today to identify a woman suspected of identity theft and illegally withdrawing money from a victim’s bank account. The initial incident in the case occurred April 29 at 11 a.m. in the 26000 block of Ynez Road, just east of Interstate 15, said Temecula police Sgt. Steve Fredericks. The suspect used a […]