CHICAGO (WLS) -- It really is not a matter of "if" but "when" some one shall bring your private information. Chicago police say in 2013 there have been a lot more than 13,000 reported incidents of identification theft or any other crimes that are similar plus the division has additionally recently beefed up its economic crimes device.
But one woman that is suburban questioning why two suspects and also require taken her identification have not yet been charged.
Cyndi Foglio has a giant stack of paperwork saturated in credit checks, collection agency notices and $2,500 of pay day loans inside her title. They will have ballooned to nearly $200,000 by having a 499 % interest.
She claims after discovering the identification theft in 2013, she turned to the Algonquin Police Department for help february.
A lot more than last year, in August 2013, detectives handed the outcome up to the Chicago Police Department due to the fact suspects that are potential in Chicago. Based on an Algonquin police report, subpoenaed information suggests that the internet cash advance had been withdrawn from A internet protocol address regarding the Southern Side. The report listings suspect names, an unknown number and also an electronic mail.
"they will have names and details and also the telephone numbers on the website," Foglio claims. "I have always been asking them to accomplish one thing about this."
Chicago police say they are nevertheless investigating, and that it is not a slam dunk situation. Police would not answer certain questions regarding Foglio's issues, citing that ongoing research, but did speak about the difficulties they face in crimes such as this one.
"IP addresses could be fixed or powerful," claims Sergeant John Lucki, commanding officer of Chicago's Financial Crimes product. "they're not constantly connected up to an entity that is fixed location, in order that creates a floating area in regards to what's being carried out available to you."