Bits ‘n Pieces
In the justice system:
- Jesse Carter and Cherie Hokamura were indicted by a federal grand jury indictment. At the time of their arrest, they were reportedly in possession of counterfeiting equipment, a spreadsheet with 1,279 stolen credit or debit card numbers, and a book that discussed ways of stealing identities. More.
- Stacy Levette Parker pleaded guilty in federal court to identity theft and filing false tax returns. She was accused of stealing the identities of more than 30 people and collecting $300,000 in bogus tax returns in their names. More.
- John Stephen Vaughn was arrested in an insurance scam that involved using the Social Security number of a 2-year old child and defrauding Allianz. More.
- In the UK, a sheriff has asked for answers after Anna Wong, a policewoman with Lothian and Borders Police, was caught illegally accessing people’s personal details on force databases. More.