Jessica Beym reports:
A Burlington County woman and a New York man were each charged Thursday with one count of bank fraud and two counts of aggravated identity theft in a scheme that netted them more than $170,000, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.
Authorities said Patricia Lightsey, 27, of Willingboro, worked as a teller at TD Bank between July 2011 and October 2011, during which time she sold birth dates, driver’s license numbers, social security numbers and bank account numbers of customers.
Read more on NJ.com.
Yes, we’ve seen a number of cases like this one. And the public disclosures often don’t tell us how the fraud was uncovered. I wonder how often the banks uncover the problem themselves and how often they have no clue until they are notified by law enforcement.