July and august are traditionally the two worst months for car thefts, according to a just-released LoJack infographic. The graphic is part of a sixth-annual awareness campaign known as National Vehicle Theft Protection Month. National Vehicle Theft Protection Month LoJack, the maker of after-market vehicles security equipment, is in cahoots with the International Association of Read on! →


When Scottsdale, Ariz., police pulled over a vehicle on Sept. 10, 2008, they found sales contracts from a local automotive dealership. According to The Arizona Republic, the contracts were among many items in the car that documented a fraud ring involving Gilbert-based Henry Brown Buick-GMC-Pontiac finance manager Dominick Hurley. Rampant dealership identity theft “It was Read on! →


A new scam is targeting motorists worldwide. It is an email alert demanding drivers pay up for an old speeding ticket in New York State. Opening the attached zip file looses a Trojan Horse virus in the recipient’s computer. This is not the only traffic ticket scam out there. Could be used to steal identity Read on! →


The threat of identity theft among General Motors employees has run amok, reports the Detroit Free Press. The automaker has signaled a fraud alert, warning 883 active and retired employees that they should take steps to shield themselves against identity theft. Sources indicate a GM employee downloaded employee records before retiring from the company in Read on! →