Business Sector

VA: Personal info revealed on receipt

Andy Fox of WAVY reports that customers of Miller’s Neighborhood Market Shell Station may have had their debit or credit cards exposed to other customers when an employee replaced a roll of paper in the receipt machine with a roll that already contained customer receipts showing full debit and credit card numbers. The previously...

Bits ‘n Pieces

In the justice system: Bernard James Brown Jr., a former bank credit card department manager at Eastern Virginia Bankshares, was sentenced to prison for bank fraud and identity theft. More. Investigators have identified suspects in a debit card fraud scheme affecting more than two dozen Macon and Bibb County residents and skimmers used at...

UK: Anonymity proves grey area for IDScan

John Ozimek of The Register reports: Security software provider IDScan has been left red-faced after a page of supposedly anonymous details of ID cheats on its website turned out not to have been anonymised after all. To protect the anonymity of the individuals depicted, IDScan has helpfully left their photos visible but greyed...

Bits ‘n Pieces

In the justice system: In AZ, Sheila McCarthy and Christina Hansen were charged with aggravated identification theft involving stealing personal information and credit card information from an employer and an unnamed hair salon’s customers. More. In VA, Karen Priscilla Jones has been charged with aggravated identity theft as well as other crimes for stealing...

CA: Thieves Targeted Computers For Credit, Tax Data

CBS News reports that thieves with a master key stole scores of computers from approximately 60 out of 80 tenant businesses in the Chateau Office Building on Ventura Blvd. They estimate that at least 7,000 credit card numbers, 800 tax documents and other sensitive files were stolen. Unlike other thefts which are described as...