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Governor Expected to Sign Measure to Increase Protection Against ID Theft

12:00AM
April
24, 2008

Ohioans who have their credit cards stolen will soon be getting a little more protection against identity theft.

Ohio Senate Passes Bill to Discourage Theft of Copper and other Metals

12:00AM
March
12, 2008

State senators Wednesday approved a bill that aims to crackdown on metal thieves.

Number of Car Thefts Is Changing

12:00AM
December
14, 2007

There is good news on the car theft front in Ohio,at least it’s good news for car owners.

Insurance company says it misplaced personal data of 9,200 Ohioans

12:00AM
October
29, 2007

A security breach at Hartford Life Insurance in Connecticut involves more than 9,000 Ohioans. Hartford says it’s already contacted the 9,200 Ohioans who are affected by the security breach and offerred them the free identity theft protection.

Businesses not included in free identity protection from summer data theft

12:00AM
September
11, 2007

This summer the state provided hundreds of thousands of Ohioans with free identity theft protection after a computer backup tape containing their personal information was stolen. Some of the information on the tape included businesses’ information. But businesses are not covered.

Franklin County Court Blocks Social Security Searches on its Website

12:00AM
July
25, 2007

Credit theives used a surprising source to gain victims’ information: the Franklin County Municipal Court’s website.

Another Ohio Agency Reports Data Theft

12:00AM
June
25, 2007

Ohio state government officials have reported another data theft. The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation says a laptop has been stolen from an employee’s home.

State Hires Data Theft Analyst

12:00AM
June
18, 2007

A cyber sleuth will help Ohio grapple with the recent theft of computer data.

Strickland: State worker data stolen from employee’s car

12:00AM
June
15, 2007

The state is warning its 64,000 employees that they could be at risk for identity theft, after a computer storage device containing their names and social security numbers was stolen from a state intern’s car. Click on the icon to hear the story.

Bipartisan effort pushes for protection against identity theft

12:00AM
March
13, 2007

Ohio lawmakers think more needs to be done to protect Ohioans against identity theft. Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are meeting in the middle to push for a tougher state law.