Credit Cards Fraud. Legal news and articles for February 15 - 16, 2012

Ex-Hanford manager sentenced to 3 years, 10 months inP-card fraudNew Credit Card Fraud Prevention Service Launched With a Largest BIN DatabaseRash of Tampa ID thefts mirrors national trendMetairie waiter accused of skimming customer credit cardsDebit card fraud unfounded; bank contacts Hopewell restaurantCredit card fraud prevention seminar to be held in RydeJones County Sisters Charged With Credit Card FraudHackers Steal Customer Data from Solitude's Credit Card Processing SystemGlobal electronic card firms shun Kenya over fraudSuspect wanted for burglary, credit card fraudCashier Facing Credit Card Fraud ChargeMillburn Crime: Attempted Credit Card Scam at Gas StationCedartown man victim of credit card fraudIndictments announced in organized check fraud and money laundering ringCashier Arrested for Credit Card Fraud

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A former legal assistant faces fraud charges today after Melbourne police said ...
Florida TodayFebruary 1, 2012

Melbourne Police officers arrested Petrik today in connection with $12000 in credit-card purchases on her employer's card. A former legal assistant faces fraud charges today after Melbourne police said she managed to bilk a local attorney out of at ...more »

This Week in Credit Card News
ForbesFebruary 6, 2012

Customers must use their Bank of America debit or credit cards to get the savings. The discounts will be given in the form of monthly cash payments. Bank of America will begin testing the service with its employees in North Carolina.more »

Credit Cards Fraud. News and Stories

Ex-Hanford manager sentenced to 3 years, 10 months inP-card fraud
TheNewsTribune.comFebruary 16, 2012

He is accused of using his federal credit card -- called a purchase card or P-card -- to make purchases from his wife's home business that never were delivered. He admitted in the plea agreement to spending $50000 of the embezzled money to renovate a ...more »

New Credit Card Fraud Prevention Service Launched With a Largest BIN Database
DigitalJournal.com (press release)February 16, 2012

That is, they want to enable credit and debit card payments on their website in order to increase market share and sales. This sounds like a great idea as the Internet has experienced tremendous growth and a website looks like the perfect platform to ...more »

Rash of Tampa ID thefts mirrors national trend
Tbo.comFebruary 16, 2012

The crimes are prompting customers, banks and businesses to take more security measures to protect themselves. But the fraud cases here are just a small part of a criminal enterprise that circles the globe, according to the US Secret Service.more »

Metairie waiter accused of skimming customer credit cards
NOLA.comFebruary 15, 2012

They had been alerted by the Secret Service to be on the lookout for the men after they allegedly used fraudulent credit cards to make purchases at the store's Metairie location, 4500 Veterans Blvd., according to McInnis and Fortunato.more »

Debit card fraud unfounded; bank contacts Hopewell restaurant
NJ.comFebruary 15, 2012

Consumer Reports Money Adviser suggests using a credit card instead of debit card at gas stations, as the card-reading mechanisms are easier to hack. Further, ATMs at banks are typically safer from scammers than ones at convenience stores or airports.more »

Credit card fraud prevention seminar to be held in Ryde
Northern District TimesFebruary 15, 2012

EASTWOOD police are hosting a credit card fraud prevention seminar in conjunction with Westpac at 5.30pm on Monday, February 27. The event, to be hosted at Eastwood Westpac, comes after several credit card skimming devices have been found in the area.more »

Jones County Sisters Charged With Credit Card Fraud
WITNFebruary 15, 2012

34-year-old Stephanie Pitts and 32-year-old Kischa Becton are both charged with around 30 offenses related to credit card fraud. Pitts posted a $7500 bond. Becton remains in the Jones County Jail. Authorities say this investigation is ongoing and may ...more »

Hackers Steal Customer Data from Solitude's Credit Card Processing System
First TracksFebruary 15, 2012

“Apparently, the thief had created a duplicate copy of my card and it was swiped in-store.” Stein says that as she herself works for a bank she's used to credit and debit card fraud. “Sadly, I've come to expect this as part of doing business,” she adds ...more »

Global electronic card firms shun Kenya over fraud
Business Daily AfricaFebruary 15, 2012

Use of electronic cards for Internet trade faces hurdles as international companies avoid Kenyan customers due to increase in cases of fraud. File By George Ngigi (email the author) International electronic transaction facilitators are avoiding the ...more »

Suspect wanted for burglary, credit card fraud
WLTZ 38 NBCFebruary 15, 2012

Columbus police are asking for your help finding a suspect in a burglary and credit card fraud case. On August 5, police say a home at 2255 Vicky Avenue was burglarized. The victim's Visa debit card was stolen during the burglary and police say that ...more »

Cashier Facing Credit Card Fraud Charge
WAPT JacksonFebruary 15, 2012

A cashier at a Rankin County business has been arrested and is facing a credit card fraud charge. The Rankin County Sheriff's Office arrested Samuel Lee Thompson, 23, of Jackson, on Feb. 9. A woman told investigators that she had difficulty with her ...more »

Millburn Crime: Attempted Credit Card Scam at Gas Station
BaristanetFebruary 15, 2012

These crimes occurred during the previous night. On 7 February 2012 at 1301 hours / 1:01 PM the Millburn Police Department responded to a Glen Avenue on a report of burglary. Sometime between 1030 hours / 10:30 AM and 1300 hours / 1:00 PM an unknown ...more »

Cedartown man victim of credit card fraud
Rome News TribuneFebruary 15, 2012

by Lauren Jones, staff writer Floyd County police are investigating an incident where Cedartown victims said someone had charged a large amount of money to their Coosa Valley Credit Union card between Sunday and Monday, according to a Floyd County ...more »

Indictments announced in organized check fraud and money laundering ring
EmpireStateNews.netFebruary 15, 2012

The charges arise from a joint investigation by the Manhattan District Attorney's Office's Cybercrime and Identity Theft Bureau, the NYPD's Special Frauds Squad, the United States Secret Service Credit Card Squad, and the United States Postal ...more »

Cashier Arrested for Credit Card Fraud
WJTVFebruary 15, 2012

Rankin County Sheriff's Department Deputies arrested Samuel Lee Thompson, a 23 year old from Nashville Street, in Jackson for Credit Card Fraud on February 9 th , 2012. On February 3 rd , 2012, the sheriff's office received a complaint from a Rankin ...more »

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