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Grocery cashier took customer info, feds say

A former grocery store cashier and convicted felon who allegedly used customers’ personal information in a check-forging scheme will stay in jail until trial, a judge ruled Thursday. Janel Ivy, 31, was arrested earlier this month after being indicted in June on one charge of conspiracy to defraud the U.S. and two counts of...

Bits ‘n Pieces

In the justice system: Yes, another vehicle situation uncovers a credit card ring. This time, Philip Kevin Zilber Curtin was arrested after police investigated his car breaking down and then obtained evidence of hundreds of fraudulently obtained credit cards, a skimming device, laptop computers and thousands of dollars worth of legitimate gift cards. More....

8 indicted in $22m fraud against AT&T Wireless, T-Mobile

An indictment was unsealed in Brooklyn federal court this morning charging Courtney Beckford, Gabe Beizem, Rawl Davis, Lennox Lambert, Marsha Montayne, Saul Serrano, Ron Shealey, and Rohan Stewart, with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and wire fraud. Beizem, Montayne, and Stewart were also charged with wire fraud and aggravated identity theft. The charges were...

More on the AmEx breach or is that breaches???

Now that they’ve released the names of those arrested, it’s still unclear to me whether this is a second recent breach involving an employee or if these people were part of the some ring where an arrest of another individual who was an AmEx employee was made last month. Vindy.com reports: Cases against five...

Wells Fargo employee accused of accessing customers’ accounts

A Wells Fargo Bank employee working inside a bank call center was arrested Friday for accessing customer accounts and taking money out, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office. Ronita Prasad, 28, of Antelope gained access to customer accounts through a protected system without authorization. She used customer account access to pay her own debts,...