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Business Identity Theft News

Business Identity Theft News & Reports

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Business Identity Theft
News Stories and Alerts



Fraud Advisory for Businesses: Corporate Account Take Over
FBI, U.S. Secret Service, IC3, and FS-ISAC, October 26, 2010

Businesses registered with Sec. State targeted for ID theft, October 12, 2010

Corporate ID thieves mining the store
The Denver Post, September 23, 2010

Orlando-area business uncovers global identity-theft scheme
Orlando Sentinel, September 19, 2010

Thieves steal $600,000 from Catholic Diocese of Des Moines, August 27, 2010

Corporate ID theft hits Georgia businesses, July 22, 2010

Colorado warns of major corporate ID theft scam, July 16, 2010

Fraud Victim Weighs Lawsuit Against Bank - 'I am Treading Water Here' After $465,000 Theft, July 9, 2010

FTC says scammers stole millions, using virtual companies, June 27, 2010

ACH Fraud Sparks Another Suit - Maine Business Sues Bank After Fraudsters Steal $500,000+, June 1, 2010

I-Team Special Report: Georgia Secretary of State Website Targeted, May 17, 2010

Bank Settles Suit Against Customer - PlainsCapital Bank, Hillary Machinery Settle Dispute Over Fraud Losses, May 20, 2010

N.Y. Firm Faces Bankruptcy from $164,000 E-Banking Loss
Krebs on Security, February 24, 2010

Identity theft strikes small businesses
The Globe and Mail, January 18, 2010


DC Businessman Loses $18,000 after Clicking on Wrong E-Mail
The Washington Post, December 1, 2009

European Cyber-Gangs Target Small U.S. Firms, Group Says
The Washington Post, August 25, 2009

Cyber attackers empty business accounts in minutes
Computerworld, August 6, 2009

Western Beaver School District sues ESB Bank over $440,000 Cyber Theft
Beaver County Times, July 10, 2009

Taking On Small-Business Identity Theft, July 9, 2009

PC Invader Costs Ky. County $415,000
The Washington Post, July 2, 2009


Update: Irvine businessman sues over ‘corporate identity theft’
Orange County Register, May 21, 2008

SEC Suspends Trading of 26 Companies to Combat Corporate Hijackings
SEC, March 13, 2008


Small Business Owners Risk Identity Theft, August 1, 2007

Identity Theft: The 'Business Bust-Out'
Bloomberg Businessweek, July 23, 2007

Corporate Takeover - A New Twist on Identity Theft
FBI, June 18, 2007


Next Step for Counterfeiters: Faking the Whole Company
The New York Times, May 1, 2006


Miami Businessman Sues Bank over $90,000 Wire Fraud
The Register, February 8, 2005


Fake companies, real money
MSNBC, October 7, 2004

White papers

White Papers and Special Reports

NBC News Report: "Hackers pull off $70 million cybercrime"

NASS Business Identity Theft Task Force White Paper

"Developing State Solutions to Business Identity Theft"
January 26, 2012


Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA)
Report: Stolen and Falsely Obtained Employer Identification Numbers Are Used to Report False Income and Withholding

September 23, 2013

2013 Data Breach Investigations Report
Verizon Business, April, 2013

2012 Data Breach Investigations Report
Verizon Business, March, 2012

APWG - "Phishing Attack Trends Report - 3Q 2013"
Anti-Phishing Working Group, Released Feb 7, 2014

APWG - "Phishing Attack Trends Report - 2Q 2013"
Anti-Phishing Working Group, Released Nov 6, 2013

Panda Security Report - "The Cyber-Crime Black Market: Uncovered"
Panda Security, January, 2011


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