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Former Occidental Petroleum employees’ data in security breach

Through its attorneys, Occidental Petroleum Corporation notified the Vermont Attorney General’s office of a breach that was discovered on December 11th. A former employee in Tulsa “accessed and mishandled” personal information by emailing a spreadsheet containing information on former employees to a personal email account. The former employees’ data included names, addresses, birthdates, employee...

GA: Former nursing home employee arrested

Don Logana reports: A former nursing home employee is in jail tonight charged with elder abuse and stealing the identities of as many as 40 residents from nursing homes in the area. Thunderbolt police say Tamara Smith used her job as a certified nursing assistant to gain access to patients personal information. She is...

IN: Student arrested in Chandigarh for online fraud

A 20-year-old student has been arrested on the charge of using credit cards of other people for online shopping, a police officer said here Friday. The student of hotel management, Sahil Sharma, is the son of a senior Haryana government official. His mother is a leading architect here. Sahil was arrested late Thursday evening...

Woman jailed for American Express fraud

A 29-year-old former American Express employee has received a three year jail sentence after she was found guilty of paying for 121 luxury holidays with customers’ credit cards. For more than half a year, the woman booked holidays using the Platinum and Centurion cards of various wealthy American Express clients. She also took...

MD: Medical worker sentenced to prison in identity theft scheme

U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow sentenced Christel Ebony Norwood, age 32, of Ft. Washington, Maryland today to 30 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release for bank fraud and aggravated identity theft, announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein. Judge Chasanow also ordered Norwood to...