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CO: ‘Anti-Gym’ Personal Records Found In Dumpster

Rick Sallinger reports: Personal information on clients of a now-shuttered Denver gym has turned up in a very public place. Two weeks ago the Internal Revenue Service shut down the “Anti-Gym” for non-payment of payroll taxes. Somehow many of the gym’s records turned up outside in the trash. … There was information about gay...

CA: 54 workers face charges of ID theft

Jerry Berrios reports: Fifty-four employees of a Valencia DVD company were charged Monday with using false documents, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. The charges followed a raid Thursday on L&M Optical Disc West in which authorities arrested 55 individuals in connection with a variety of identity-theft-related crimes. Prosecutors declined to...

Phila. man pleads guilty in ID theft scheme

Danielle Camilli reports: A Philadelphia man pleaded guilty Monday to charges stemming from a scheme in which he admitted using personal information of customers at a Mount Laurel bank to open fraudulent credit card accounts. Anthony Wood, also known as Anthony Bickerstaff, pleaded guilty to second-degree computer criminal activity and second-degree identity theft before...

Kaspersky: no personal information lifted during web hack

Dan Goodin reports: Anti-virus provider Kaspersky Lab on Monday moved to reassure customers that none of their personal information was accessed during a 10-day security lapse that exposed a database used to run a support site for its US users. The company also apologized for the blunder and said it was bringing in database...