Bits ‘n Pieces
In the justice system:
- In Ohio, Glenn E. Spencer Jr., a restaurant worker at N Two Deep Fish & Chicken was arrested and charged with using stolen credit card numbers to steal nearly $5,000. It wasn’t clear whether he stole the numbers from customers or co-workers. More.
- Thea Ann Coogan of California was sentenced to serve seven years in prison. When arrested in March, she was found in possession of stolen mail, checks, credit cards, and identity information on over 100 people as well as phony driver’s licenses. At the time of her arrest, she was using the name of someone whose identity she had been previously convicted of stealing. More.
- Sergiu D. Popa, a Romanian immigrant, was sentenced to 8 1/2 years in prison for running a phishing scheme that collected financial records and personal identification from 7,000 individuals and cost his victims about $700,000.00. More.