Breach Types

Former United Way employee wreaked havoc

Jeffery H. Sloman, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and Michael J. Folmar, Acting Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced today the arrest of defendant Luis Robert Altamarino. According to the Indictment filed on August 4, 2009, Altamarino was a former employee of United Way of Miami-Dade...

Three Atlantans indicted for bank fraud conspiracy

Three metro Atlanta residents have been indicted on bank fraud conspiracy and identity theft charges for allegedly stealing Wachvoia Bank account numbers and draining thousands of dollars from the accounts. Yolanda Denise Scott, 31, of Hampton, Ga., and Germaine Monroe, 57, of Atlanta, have made initial appearances in court. A third defendant charged in...

Former worker hacked casino computers

New information is coming to light about the case against a man from Luzerne County accused of hacking into a casino’s computer system to get revenge. Investigators call Leo Hornbaker, III a computer whiz who used his smarts to try to get back at the Mount Airy Casino According to court papers, Hornbaker was...

MUFJ Nicos loses data on credit card customers

Credit card company Mitsubishi UFJ Nicos Co. said Thursday that it has lost key information on about 197,000 customers but that the data are unlikely to be leaked to unauthorized sources or abused in electronic transactions. Mitsubishi UFJ Nicos said an internal investigation revealed the company may have mistakenly discarded the data, which...

CO: Personal data sent in error to co-workers

The Department of Corrections’ inspector general’s office is investigating the release of the personal financial records of more than 1,000 staff to more than 100 co-workers. The records were sent by e-mail from the DOC payroll office to a total of 103 employees at 5:03 p.m. Friday, said Katherine Sanguinetti, DOC spokeswoman. A payroll...