Government Sector

Bits ‘n Pieces

In the justice system: Vicky L. Munn, a former supervisor with the St. Tammany District Attorney’s Office and Todd Kelly, a local private investigator, were each sentenced to three years’ probation for conspiracy to exceed authorized access to a governmental computer. According to court records, Munn sold over 48 criminal records to Kelly between...

(follow-up) UK: Rapists demand cash over lost data stick

From the jailhouse-lawyers dept: Laura Clout of The Daily Express reports that 13 prisoners, including two serial rapists, have submitted claims for compensation of up to £30,000 each over a computer memory stick lost by a firm working for the Home Office, PA Consulting. The prisoners claim that that the loss of their personal...

Bits ‘n Pieces

In the justice system: Four Romanian men were arrested in Florida after being accused of skimming a Chase Bank ATM in Cicero, NY. They have been linked to similar schemes around the country. More. In Utah, Frank Miranda and his wife Valerie Pena were sentenced for conspiracy to commit access device fraud. Some of...

AU: Security breach over SA secret files

Hendrik Gout of The Independent Weekly reports: Secret police intelligence so sensitive that people named in the documents can’t even see it appears to have been released into the public domain, prompting calls for an Anti-Corruption Branch investigation. The top-secret files may contain unproven allegations and name people who have not necessarily been convicted...