Credit Cards Fraud. Legal news and articles for January 30 - 31, 2012

Man Charged With Hacking, Fraud in WiltonPolice Blotter: Vandalism at Hawk Ridge Park, Credit Card FraudWoman jailed for theft and credit card fraudMan Sentenced For Bank Fraud After Fleeing To GhanaCops: Card fraud suspect scored $8K in items at Natick MallPBSO hunts women suspects in credit card fraud, ID theftPolice seek help in credit card fraudLOWER MAKEFIELD POLICE REPORT: Police respond to in-progress auto theft and ...Yuma credit card fraud teen's arraignment delayed one weekDeKalb woman admits scamming US Senator in credit card fraud5 Frightening Facts About Identity TheftCancer scammer admits harassing phone call to victimHackers Could Scan Your Bank Card Through Your ClothingWill EMV be DOA?Bristol Man Charged With Credit Card Theft

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Credit card firms scramble to protect hacking victims
Jerusalem PostJanuary 3, 2012

Credit card companies were inundated with phone calls and Internet visits from worried card holders throughout Tuesday. Customers were seeking to ensure that they did not fall victim to credit card fraud. Many struggled to get in touch with their card ...more »

Ringleader of ID theft, fraud ploy that stretched from NJ to Pacific ...
Washington PostJanuary 10, 2012

... said Park headed a sophisticated criminal enterprise that made millions in profits and went to great efforts to conceal itself from US authorities. Park ran the operation by using shell businesses, advertising the sale of US identity documents in ...more »

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Man Charged With Hacking, Fraud in Wilton
The Daily WiltonJanuary 31, 2012

A seven-month investigation by the Wilton Police Department closed with the arrest of Remy Charmoz, 62, of Fairfield, on charges of credit card fraud and hacking. According to Wilton Police Lt. Donald Wakeman, Charmoz was fired from his position at ...more »

Police Blotter: Vandalism at Hawk Ridge Park, Credit Card Fraud
Patch.comJanuary 31, 2012

6:09 pm: There was a fraudulent use of a credit card reported on Veterans Memorial Parkway. 12:11 am: An officer conducted a traffic stop on westbound I-70 at milemarker 214 for a lane violation. The female driver was arrested for possession of ...more »

Woman jailed for theft and credit card fraud
Channel News AsiaJanuary 31, 2012

SINGAPORE: A Peruvian was Tuesday jailed 15 months for theft and credit card fraud during her multiple one-week visits to Singapore. Forty-five-year-old Maria Elena Tello Espinoza made away with more than S$8800 in cash and valuables between March and ...more »

Man Sentenced For Bank Fraud After Fleeing To Ghana
GhanaWebJanuary 31, 2012

Judge David Doty sentenced Marcus Kwamena Benson to 12 years in prison in connection with numerous charges of bank fraud. According the department, the charges include one count of bank fraud conspiracy, nine counts of bank fraud, three counts of ...more »

Cops: Card fraud suspect scored $8K in items at Natick Mall
MetroWest Daily NewsJanuary 31, 2012

Police arrested Carter at 4:30 pm on Saturday and charged him with three counts of uttering a forged credit card, two counts of larceny of more than $250, two counts of uttering false documents, one count of identity fraud and possession of a forged ...more »

PBSO hunts women suspects in credit card fraud, ID theft
Sun-SentinelJanuary 31, 2012

By Jorge L. Valens, Sun Sentinel The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is looking for a woman who used a stolen credit card at a Lake Park Target in December. The woman used the victim's credit card to purchase Target gift cards. In a separate case, ...more »

Police seek help in credit card fraud
The Oshkosh NorthwesternJanuary 31, 2012

Oshkosh Police Officers are requesting citizens help in identifying four suspects in photos that entered the Walgreens on Jackson St. and W. Murdock Ave. and used a stolen credit card to make a purchase on January 4, 2012.more »

LOWER MAKEFIELD POLICE REPORT: Police respond to in-progress auto theft and ...
Bucks Local NewsJanuary 31, 2012

The DUI arrest was reported at 3:04 pm CREDIT CARD FRAUD – At the 900 block of Morgan Drive, complainant reports unknown person(s) fraudulently purchased items totaling $625 utilizing their credit card. The credit card fraud was reported at 1:16 pm ...more »

Yuma credit card fraud teen's arraignment delayed one week
KSWT-TVJanuary 30, 2012

Sykora, who's been indicted on 39 felony counts involving credit card fraud and theft, stood by Donovan as he explained his objection. "I received from your Honor's staff on the 23rd of January that the court had granted a request, ...more »

DeKalb woman admits scamming US Senator in credit card fraud
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionJanuary 30, 2012

By Marcus K. Garner A DeKalb County woman pleaded guilty Monday to her part in a credit card fraud ring that victimized, among other people, a US senator. Trianna Moss was indicted in May on identity fraud and financial transaction card fraud charges ...more »

5 Frightening Facts About Identity Theft
Investing AnswersJanuary 30, 2012

"New Account Fraud" occurs when identity thieves breach databases, steal social security numbers and other financial information, and open new accounts fraudulently under someone else's name. New account fraud is responsible for nearly half of all the ...more »

Cancer scammer admits harassing phone call to victim
phillyBurbs.comJanuary 30, 2012

Tolton, who is in the county jail in lieu of $10000 bail, could be sentenced to six to 12 months in jail on this case as well as receive back time on two other cases for which she was on probation/parole at the time of this offense.more »

Hackers Could Scan Your Bank Card Through Your Clothing
Security ManagementJanuary 30, 2012

Over the past few years, companies have been adding a feature to payment cards that allows purchasers to “wave” the card over an RFID reader instead of swiping them in a machine. High profile busts of credit card fraud rings and the increased awareness ...more »

Will EMV be DOA?
Convenience Store DecisionsJanuary 30, 2012

EMV is a global standard for interoperation of integrated circuit (IC) cards and IC card capable point-of-sale (POS) terminals and ATMs for authenticating credit and debit card transactions. Global integration of EMV would mean Visa and MasterCard ...more »

Bristol Man Charged With Credit Card Theft
LoanSafeJanuary 30, 2012

Geiger has been charged with seven counts of grand larceny, six counts of breaking and entering, two counts of destruction of property, two counts of credit card forgery, and one count each of credit card fraud and obtaining money by false pretenses, ...more »

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