Bits ‘n Pieces
In the justice system:
- Federal prosecutors in Virginia have leveled conspiracy and bank-fraud charges against the alleged leader and nine members of a national organization of high-tech pickpockets called “Cannon to the Wiz” that’s been the scourge of police around the country since at least early 2007. Personal info on over 120 victims was found in their possession. More.
- Bradley Justice pleaded guilty to credit card fraud. While working in management at the Express Men clothing store in Fayette Mall, he used personal information from about 20 job applicants’ files to open credit cards. More.
- Charlene Pickhinke, a former Sac City Bank employee has been indicted on charges resulting from what federal prosecutors say was a $4 million scheme to defraud customers. More.