Identity Theft State Attorney General warns of unemployment scam By Mark Wozniak • Jun 26, 2020 New York State Attorney General's Office The state attorney general is warning residents of a new scam that uses a victim's personal information to file fraudulent claims for New York unemployment benefits. Cheektowaga Police warn of postal identity theft scam By Marian Hetherly • Feb 23, 2018 Cheektowaga Police are warning the public of a scam that has recently surfaced in Western New York. Identity theft woes more severe in New York state By Khalid Terrell • Oct 19, 2017 canstockphoto.com When it comes to identity theft and fraud, New York has the dubious distinction of ranking as the ninth most vulnerable state in the nation. Identity theft targeted in anti-fraud effort By Brandon Gonzalez • Apr 26, 2017 AARP New York Every two seconds, someone’s identity is snatched through fraud. Phishing scam targets New Yorkers By Porsha Ari • Dec 10, 2016 New York State Police State police are warning against an identity phishing scam. In tax season, watch out for scams and shady characters By Avery Schneider • Feb 22, 2016 WBFO File Photo Across the nation, it’s tax season - time to take a look at W-2’s, bank statements, and all the other aspects of your financial life. It’s also a time when trustworthiness is especially important. Listen Listening... / 1:09 WBFO’s Avery Schneider reports. You & The Law: Identity Theft By Mike Desmond • Jun 28, 2013 This is a world of paper shredders, guarded computer passwords, and monitored financial records. On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney Diane Tiveron talks about identity theft. You & The Law: Identity theft By Mike Desmond • Jan 25, 2013 Identity theft is an ever increasing problem. But there are ways to protect against the intrusion that could hurt your livelihood.