New Milford brothers charged in online scheme

 Posted by at 10:38 pm  ID Theft  Comments Off on New Milford brothers charged in online scheme
Feb 202016
 

John Seasly reports: Two brothers were arrested Friday on computer-related theft and other charges, acting Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir Grewal said Saturday. Francis Montecillo, 24, of New Milford already faced computer-related theft charges after his arrest in October. In January, […]

ID: Fruitland dental hygienist accused of insurance fraud

 Posted by at 5:11 pm  Health Data, ID Theft, Insider, U.S.  Comments Off on ID: Fruitland dental hygienist accused of insurance fraud
Feb 202016
 

Here’s another case where health care services were provided by someone using a stolen identity, but in this case the stolen identity was used to fraudulently authorize treatments and to defraud insurance carriers. John Sowell reports: Federal prosecutors have accused […]

Website selling stolen credit card numbers is shut down

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Feb 182016
 

James Dean reports: One of the web’s largest criminal markets for stolen credit and debit cards has gone offline after being exposed by The Times. Bestvalid.cc, which sold personal and financial information stolen from 100,000 Britons for as little as £1.67, […]

NY: Insurer won’t have to cover Five Guys’ data breach

 Posted by at 5:24 pm  Business Sector, Hack, ID Theft, U.S.  Comments Off on NY: Insurer won’t have to cover Five Guys’ data breach
Feb 182016
 

From the read-your-policy-carefully dept., Eric Anderson reports: The operators of several Five Guys restaurants in the Capital Region won’t be able to collect damages from their insurance company after their computer network was breached in late 2011, the state Appellate […]