Missing Stimulus Money: Chicago Couple's Stimulus Check In The Hands Of An Identity ThiefA Chicago area couple was counting on their stimulus money, but it never arrived, all because someone stole the husband's identity. 
Man Runs Into Problems With Unemployment Benefits 5 Years After Having Identity StolenA local victim of identity theft thought he had fixed the problem five years ago. That was until he got laid off during the coronavirus pandemic and went to file for unemployment – only to be denied.
Naperville Police Seeking Help Identifying Woman Wanted In Identity Theft CaseThe Naperville Crime Stoppers are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading the offender's arrest.
Identity Theft Scam Leaves Victim And Banks Baffled; 'I Hope That We Can Get To The Bottom Of It'Scammers stole thousands of dollars from a Joliet woman, and tricked her bank into thinking the money was theirs.
K-9 Browser Credited In Arrest Of Identify Theft Suspect In Lake CountyA K-9 named Browser is credited in helping in the arrest of an identify theft suspect. 
Brian Michael Rini Ruled Fit To Stand Trial For Impersonating Missing Aurora Boy Timmothy PitzenA June trial was postponed after questions were raised about his competence. Rini has pleaded not guilty .
Head Of Champion Center For Autism In Oak Forest Charged With Falsely Billing Blue Cross For $3 MillionAs a result, Latrice Harrell received more than $1.6 million from the insurer between November 2015 and May 2018, prosecutors allege.
Identity Thieves Target Letters And Packages, Post Office Wants Victims To Come ForwardSince July 1 through August 3, at least 14 delivery vehicles were hit, including one witnessed on 80th and Troy. The smash and grabs spanning blocks in Ashburn, Englewood, Ogden Park and Roseland. The thieves making off with both packages and letters.
Police: Man Who Posed As Rideshare Driver Accused Of Identity TheftA man who allegedly posed as a rideshare driver was arrested downtown late last week and charged with identity theft and other financial crimes.
Bizarre Burglary In Gage Park -- Identity Documents, Even Undergarments, StolenTwo men are believed to be behind a pair of burglaries in Gage Park, and the victims are baffled by what was taken and what was left behind.
Trial On Hold For Brian Rini, Charged With Impersonating Missing Aurora Boy Timmothy PitzenThe case of a 24-year-old Ohio man charged with impersonating a long-missing child is on hold in federal court.
Pretrial Hearing Canceled For Brian Rini, Ohio Man Charged With Impersonating Missing Boy Timmothy PitzenU.S. District Judge Michael Barrett on May 20 granted a sealed motion filed by Rini's attorney. Barrett had earlier set a June 24 trial date, but that appears likely to be postponed.
car2go Resumes Services In Chicago After 21 People Arrested For Fraud IncidentShort-term car rental company car2go resumed service in Chicago Thursday after the company temporarily paused service in the city last week.
21 People Arrested In car2go Fraud Incident That Caused App To Temporarily Suspend Its Service In ChicagoChicago police said 21 people have been arrested and charged, including one who has been charged with identity theft, in relation to a fraud issue reported by the short-term car rental company car2go earlier this week.
Brian Michael Rini Facing New Charges For Timmothy Pitzen Hoax; Man Claimed To Be Missing Aurora BoyBrian Michael Rini, the Ohio man accused of pretending to be Timmothy Pitzen, an Aurora boy who has been missing for eight years, has been indicted on new federal charges.