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FL: Caregiver arrested on fraud charge

A caregiver for an elderly woman in Largo is accused of stealing more than $2,500 from the woman’s credit card account. Victoria Fenton, 39, who worked for Visiting Angels elder care, was arrested Thursday morning. Largo police said she made five ATM withdrawals with her client’s credit card totaling $1,675. Fenton is also accused...

Former Countrywide clients to get reimbursement

AP is reporting: Connecticut officials say the new owners of Countrywide Financial Corp. have agreed to pay the state $350,000 and reimburse customers who had to freeze their credit after a massive data breach. Attorney General Richard Blumenthal and Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner Jerry Farrell says about 30,000 people in Connecticut were affected....

KR: GS Caltex cleared in data theft case

Follow-up to an incident originally covered on PogoWasRight.org: Prosecutors have cleared energy provider GS Caltex, two of its information managers and affiliate GS Nextation of allegations that they failed in their duty to protect personal information of more than 11 million customers. Five employees of GS Nextation, an insurance affiliate of GS Caltex, were...

PA: Identity Theft

A Cambria County man is behind bars after stealing credit card information from customers. 28-year old Charwan Wood worked as an employee at Inter-Media Market in Johnstown. Read more on WeAreCentralPA.com

NY: SBU student charged with identity theft

A Stony Brook University college student has been charged with first-degree identity theft after police arrested him Monday. They allege that Oluwole Owoseni, 22, of Brooklyn, stole the personal information of other students to apply for a student loan and credit card. Owoseni worked at the campus Career Center and the Student Affairs office....