Former worker hacked casino computers

New information is coming to light about the case against a man from Luzerne County accused of hacking into a casino’s computer system to get revenge. Investigators call Leo Hornbaker, III a computer whiz who used his smarts to try to get back at the Mount Airy Casino According to court papers, Hornbaker was...

MUFJ Nicos loses data on credit card customers

Credit card company Mitsubishi UFJ Nicos Co. said Thursday that it has lost key information on about 197,000 customers but that the data are unlikely to be leaked to unauthorized sources or abused in electronic transactions. Mitsubishi UFJ Nicos said an internal investigation revealed the company may have mistakenly discarded the data, which...

FL: Man accused of stealing credit card numbers

It was the furtive swiping under the counter that caught the customer’s attention. Curious, the customer leaned over the counter to see the cashier swiping his debit card into a portable scanner. A similar device was hanging on the cashier’s key chain. Before his credit card number could be stolen, the customer grabbed the...

CO: Personal data sent in error to co-workers

The Department of Corrections’ inspector general’s office is investigating the release of the personal financial records of more than 1,000 staff to more than 100 co-workers. The records were sent by e-mail from the DOC payroll office to a total of 103 employees at 5:03 p.m. Friday, said Katherine Sanguinetti, DOC spokeswoman. A payroll...

CO: Hospice nurse pleads in identity theft cases

A Greeley hospice nurse pleaded guilty Thursday in a case in which she was stealing prescription drugs from hospice patients. Marguerite Furgerson, 30, pleaded guilty to four counts of felony Identity Theft, one count for each of the four cases she had with the Weld District Attorney’s Office, according to a prepared release. Read...