Former Randstad branch manager sentenced for embezzlement, ID theft

A former branch manager for Randstad North America, an international staffing firm in Sandy Springs, Georgia, has been sentenced to serve 5 years, 1 month in federal prison on charges of wire fraud and aggravated identity theft. In addition, she has been ordered to pay $286,388.37 in restitution. Cynthia Whitehead, 44, of Atlanta, Georgia,...

Man sentenced for micro-deposit scam

A 22-year old man was sentenced to 15 months in prison and restitution of $200,073.44 for fraud and related activity in connection with computers. After release from prison, Michael Largent will also face three years of strict restrictions on his use of computers and the Internet. According to Assistant United States Attorney Matthew D....

Stolen laptops contain some private student information

Dave Aeikens reports: Two laptop computers stolen from Roosevelt Early Childhood Center contained private student information, St. Cloud school officials said Thursday. The laptops contain information about student behavioral issues and include names, internal identification numbers and the number of discipline referrals. Addresses, phone numbers and Social Security numbers are not listed on the...

Misdirected Spyware Infects Ohio Hospital

Bob McMillan reports: It was a bad idea from the start, but even as bad ideas go, this one went horribly wrong. A a 38-year-old Avon Lake, Ohio, man is set to plead guilty to federal charges after spyware he allegedly meant to install on the computer of a woman he’d had a relationship...

Hospice nurse sentenced to 2 years in prison

A Weld District Court judge on Thursday sentenced a former hospice nurse in Greeley to two years in prison for stealing six patients’ identities to get their pain medications. Marguerite Furgerson’s sobs echoed through the Weld Courthouse hallway as she was led away in handcuffs to begin immediately serving her prison sentence. On Aug....