WA: Two charged in BECU ID theft thought to impact 100s

Levi Pulkkinen reports:

Prosecutors have filed charges against two men believed to have defrauded hundreds of BECU [Boeing Employees Credit Union] members by “skimming” debit cards at Seattle-area ATMs.

Having filed IDd theft-related charges against the men, King County prosecutors contend Seattle resident Claudiu Flaviu Tudor and Mihai Podaru stole the account information of hundreds of BECU users during a sophisticated scheme that saw cameras and debit card skimmers attached to a Renton ATM.

Read more on SeattlePI. The West Seattle Herald also covered the breach.

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