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IT analyst at NY Fed Reserve Bank pleads guilty to ID theft scheme

A former employee of the Federal Reserve Bank in New York, Curtis L. Wiltshire, pleaded guilty today to one count of bank fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft for having obtained student loans using stolen identities. Kenneth Wiltshire, Curtis Wiltshire’s brother, pleaded guilty to related charges on September 15, 2009. According to...

3 accused of stealing diners’ credit card IDs

Robert Moran reports: Three Philadelphia men were indicted yesterday on charges of illegally using the credit and debit cards of customers of two city restaurants by recruiting servers and other workers to steal their account information and then using it to create false – but functioning – cards. According to the federal grand jury...

UK constable charged over computer breach

The BBC reports: A policewoman has been charged with looking up information in police systems for “non-policing purposes”. PC Karen Murray, 29, from Glasgow, is accused of breaching the data protection act at Pollok police office last year and in 2004. She is accused of accessing Strathclyde Police’s Scottish Intelligence Database and Crime Management...

Former Army finance technician sentenced for ID theft

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that Reynaldo Jimenez was sentenced to 42 months in prison for theft of identity information belonging to over 35 active duty U.S. military service members he then used to steal pay due to those service members. United States District Judge...