Police: 3 Identity Theft Reports In One Week

More than $5K was stolen with unauthorized credit card purchases because of identity thefts.

The following reports were provided by the Glenview Police Department. 


On Jan. 21, a business owner on the 1400 block of Waukegan Rd. reported their business had been burglarized, according to police. Entry was apparently made by force through an exterior door, and an interior wall was damaged, police say. Nothing appeared taken, but the incident cost about $2,075.00 in damage, according to police. 

Parking Fight

On Jan. 21, officers responded to a parking lot on the 2300 block of Willow Rd. for a fight in progress, police say. A male/female couple were fighting another man over a parking spot, according to police. Both men experienced minor injuries, but no complaints were signed, police say. 


On Jan. 21, a resident on the 2600 block of Glenview Rd. reported a moving company was hired to remove property from the residence, police say. During the move, several power tools and other household items, all worth about $1,650.00, were taken, according to police.

Identity Theft

On Jan. 22, a Glenview resident reported someone used their credit card number to make 19 unauthorized purchases in December 2012, police say. The purchases were made in towns around the Chicago area, Washington D.C. and Florida, for a total loss of $3,722.16, according to police. 

On Jan. 26, another Glenview resident reported someone used their credit card number to make six unauthorized credit cards purchases totaling approximately $2,000.00, but it's unclear where the purchases were made, according to police. 

On Jan. 27, employees at Glenbrook Hospital reported a man came into the emergency room and attempted to receive treatment under the name of a former patient, according to police. The man was recognized from being at another hospital where he attempted to do the same thing, police say.

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Harry Gio January 31, 2013 at 01:04 PM
There would be no identity theft if people became members of LifeLock... That's the BEST thing to have, especially if you have GOOD credit and assets.


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