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The IRS issues new warnings to taxpayers about identity theft

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The Internal Revenue Service is launching a campaign with the Nebraska Department of Revenue and the state’s private sector tax industry to nudge Nebraskans into taking more precautions with their sensitive financial information. Christopher Miller, a spokesman for the IRS in Nebraska, says identity thieves are becoming more sophisticated all the time and taxpayers need […]

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Most Americans fear identity theft but few take simple precautions

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Nebraskans can do more to protect themselves from identity theft. Mike Cetera is with Bankrate.com and says a new report shows 77% of all Americans are afraid of identity theft but most are not taking actions to reduce the risk of it happening. He says there are several inexpensive “fixes” to prevent that from happening […]

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Former tribe chairman sentenced for housing assistance fraud

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The former chairman of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska has been sentenced to two years probation and fined $100 for filing a false application for federal assistance in buying a home. U.S. District Judge Laurie Smith Camp sentenced 54-year-old Amen Sheridan for the felony offense of being an accessory to theft from an Indian Tribal […]

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Leading identity theft expert speaking in Omaha

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For more than four decades, Frank Abagnale has served as an advisor to the FBI on how to outsmart con artists. Back in the day Abagnale was one of the best. At age 16, Abagnale ran away from home and by the age of 21 he successfully posed as an airline pilot, an attorney, a […]

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Amid spat with supervisors, county assessor quits & is arrested

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From Fremont,  the Dodge County Assessor has resigned from her post after the Board of Supervisors accused her of not meeting expectations in the workplace. Brittny King stepped down following a meeting Wednesday with board members. After quitting, King was arrested on a theft charge. She was accused of using her county credit card to […]

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Omaha police injured during car theft arrest

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Two Omaha police officers are recovering from minor injuries after trying to arrest a suspected car thief Wednesday night. The department reports both officers were following up on a stolen vehicle investigation when they saw the suspect in a stolen vehicle drive into a parking lot. Both officers approached the vehicle when the driver threatened […]

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Omaha woman sentenced for not using SS benefits for disabled child

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An Omaha woman has been ordered to repay nearly $125,000 to Social Security after failing to use the money for her disabled child. United States Attorney Deborah Gilg reports 48-year-old LaThosha Bolton has been sentenced to one year and three months in prison. A jury found her guilty of theft and mail fraud. Bolton has […]

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Court Report

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An Almena man will be spending time with the Department of Corrections for charges in Norton County District Court.  Brian Spooner has been charged with one count of felony theft, in connection with an alleged February 28th incident in which a vehicle belonging to William Alexander was taken from Almena.    Spooner pled guilty. He was also sentenced for three worthless checks.  ...

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Court Report

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An Almena man will be sentenced at a later date in Norton CountyDistrict Court.  Brandon Towery was charged with one count each of burglary and felony theft.  Those charges are in connection with an alleged incident at the property owned by Ed Desbien between March 30th and April 21st of last year.  The burglary charge was dismissed and Towery pled guilty ...

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Stockton man to be sentenced Monday

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A STOCKTON MAN WILL BE SENTENCED MONDAY FOR AMENDED CHARGES IN NORTON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT.  CARLOS GALLOWAY WAS CHARGED WITH BURGLARY AND THEFT BOTH FELONIES.  THOSE CHARGES ARE IN CONNECTION WITH THE ALLEGED JULY 16TH 2009 BURGLARY AND THEFT OF THE HOME OF ED DESBEIN IN ALMENA.  GALLOWAY ENTERED INTO A TWO YEAR DIVERSION AGREEMENT.  HE FAILED TO PAY THE ...

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