Of Note

Burglary of state storage facility creates ID theft concern

More than ten thousand letters sent by the Arizona Department of Economic Security to notify people about stolen private information have been returned as undeliverable, opening these individuals to the prospect of identity theft without warning. Thieves targeted a Phoenix storage facility near 7th Street and Indian School Road last October, taking two hard...

Western Beaver Sues ESB Bank

Western Beaver School District has sued Ellwood City-based ESB Bank, saying the bank allowed someone to siphon more than $700,000 from two accounts while school administrators were off during the Christmas break in December and January. The district says it’s still missing nearly $450,000. According to the suit filed in Beaver County Court, someone...

CVS, Walgreens settle with Indiana AG

Settlements have been reached between the Indiana Attorney General’s office and two pharmacy chains – CVS and Walgreens – to resolve data-breach complaints that customers’ medical information was improperly discarded in trash bins outside pharmacy stores. The agreement comes as the Attorney General begins a new concerted effort geared to address the growing problem...