Bits ‘n Pieces
In the justice system:
- Eight people involved in a credit card-skimming scheme which netted more than $700,000 from customers of Washington D.C. restaurants pleaded guilty to charges including bank fraud, access device fraud and aggravated identity theft. More. Also see USAO Eastern Virginia press release. (Previous coverage here)
- Winnipeg Police have charged Mcena Ijaz with 58 counts of fraud and theft for allegedly stealing and using credit card data from customers at her place of employment. More.
- Alexey Mineev pleaded guilty to fraud charges for his role in a scheme to empty brokerage accounts by installing malicious Trojan horse software on victims’ computers between July and December 2007. More.
- Garry Wendall Martin is facing 100 felony counts in various locales. Among his alleged crimes are stealing and misusing personal information, some of which he obtained while employed at PT’s strip club. More.